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Urban Versus Rural Health Care Premiums

OPB |Dec. 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

Diane Lund-Muzikant joins us for an update on health care premiums under the Affordable Care Act, following the Dec. 15 deadline to re-enroll for healthcare coverage.

Oregon Is First State To Use Birth Control Rates As A Measure Of Health

OPB |Dec. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Coordinated Care Organizations are using contraception data as one way to measure good health.

Harvard Business School Finds Career Outcomes Split Between Male And Female Grads

OPB |Nov. 26, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A new survey of 25 thousand Harvard Business School graduates, reveals gaping disparities between men and women's career expectations and outcomes.

Big Changes Coming For Disability Services In Oregon

OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 12:15 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing services for seniors and people with disabilities in Oregon.

Oregon Braces For Open Enrollment With Federal Website

OPB |Nov. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Open enrollment begins November 15. That's when Oregonians who previously enrolled in a private plan using Cover Oregon must re-enroll via HealthCare.gov.

How To Get Foster Parents For Kids In The OYA

OPB |Oct. 28, 2014 12:15 p.m.

TUESDAY: The Oregon Youth Authority hopes to bring in more foster parents to care for some of the hardest kids to place — those who are in the criminal justice system already.

Atul Gawande Talks About "Being Mortal"

OPB |Oct. 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Surgeon and author Atul Gawande joins us at OPB with an audience to talk about his new book, "Being Mortal."

Listening Back To Ariel Gore On The End Of Eve

OPB |Sept. 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

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

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. 

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