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News Roundtable: August 22, 2014

OPB |Aug. 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Oregon Insurance Commissioner Discusses Health Coverage

OPB |Aug. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Laura Cali, Oregon's Insurance Commissioner, about last week's ruling on autism treatment, new rates for individual health plans, and more.

Bumps In The Road To Health Care Transformation

OPB |July 23, 2014 12:25 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Mental health treatment is a point of contention between Multnomah County and the CCO that serves Oregon's three most populous counties.

Conflicting Court Rulings On Federal Health Care Subsidies

OPB |July 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Two appeals courts were divided on the issue of whether states that had not set up their own health care exchanges can receive federal subsidies.

Medicare May Penalize Oregon Hospitals For Patient Injuries

OPB |July 02, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn more about Medicare's plan to penalize hospitals for high patient injury and infection rates.

U.S. Supreme Court Wraps With Hobby Lobby And Union Cases

OPB |June 30, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll analyze the much-anticipated Hobby Lobby case about contraceptive mandates and look back at the term with two law professors.

Cover Oregon Transitions To The Federal System

OPB |June 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll get a progress report on Oregon's switch over from the state's failed health insurance exchange website to the federal healthcare.gov.

Jackson County's New Health Clinic For Employees Only

OPB |June 16, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll learn about Jackson County's new health clinic for public employees, and what kind of savings officials are hoping for.

Healthcare News Update

OPB |June 10, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: We check in with The Lund Report's executive editor about Cover Oregon, hospital mergers, health insurance rates, and more.

How Can We Design A Better Hospital?

OPB |June 05, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Researcher Roger Ulrich is in Portland to meet with his research partners at Legacy Emanuel Hospital, as they launch studies about the effects of nature on health.

Local Veterans Experience Health Care Delays

OPB |June 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: In the wake of the national VA scandal, we'll find out what Oregon veterans think of their health care.

How Does Defensive Medicine Affect Health Care Costs?

OPB |May 28, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll explore the idea of defensive medicine, procedures that doctors order for patients out of a fear of malpractice lawsuits — not because they're medically necessary. 

HHS Nominee Wants Money Back From Failed Exchanges

OPB |May 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nominee, Sylvia Matthews Burwell, says she'd like to retrieve federal money from states like Oregon whose healthcare exchange has failed.

How People Face The Challenges Of Caregiving

OPB |May 14, 2014 12:10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We're talking with an audience about what it's like to to take care of a parent, a child, or a spouse.

Cover Oregon Postmortem With Board Chair Liz Baxter

OPB |April 29, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: The Cover Oregon board voted to abandon the flawed state-run exchange and adopt the federal website. We'll hear why the site had to die.

Northwest Clinicians Will Share Notes With Patients Online

OPB |April 15, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: A group of nine medical care providers is the first to regionally adopt an online medical information portal.

Ariel Gore's Memoir Explores The Complex Role Of Caregiver

OPB |March 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: In her new memoir, The End of Eve, Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with both honesty and humor.

Washington Hospital Association Sues State Over New Rules

OPB |Feb. 17, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: The Washington State Hospital Association says new rules that govern hospital mergers go too far.

Checking Up On Oregon's CCOs

OPB |Feb. 04, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: Oregon has another three and a half years to reduce the growth in health care costs by two percent through Coordinated Care Organizations.

Emergency Room Visits More Frequent On Oregon Health Plan

OPB |Jan. 07, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: A new report shows emergency room visits are more common for those on Oregon's Medicaid program.

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