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Architect Of Affordable Care Act Challenge Speaks In Portland

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015

TUESDAY: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments next week on a case that challenges the tax credits at the heart of the ACA. We'll talk to one of the lead thinkers behind that legal strategy.

Finding New Uses For Old Medications

OPB | Dec. 15, 2014

MONDAY: After a change in federal law, unused medication can now be redistributed to health facilities in need of pharmaceuticals.

News Roundtable: November 14, 2014

OPB | Nov. 14, 2014

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

Oregon Braces For Open Enrollment With Federal Website

OPB | Nov. 10, 2014

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.

Oregon Insurance Commissioner Discusses Health Coverage

OPB | Aug. 20, 2014

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.

Exploring The Impact Of A Ruling On Autism Treatment

OPB | Aug. 14, 2014

THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.

News Roundtable: July 18, 2014

OPB | July 18, 2014

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

Cover Oregon Transitions To The Federal System

OPB | June 18, 2014

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

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

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

Report Finds Many Flaws In Cover Oregon Oversight

OPB | March 21, 2014

FRIDAY: An independent analysis of Oregon's health insurance exchange finds state agencies and Oracle were both responsible for Cover Oregon's failures.

Cover Oregon: What Went Wrong?

OPB | March 20, 2014

THURSDAY: The results of an independent review into what went wrong with Oregon's health insurance exchange was released today.

Talking Business

OPB | Jan. 07, 2014

TUESDAY: In our regular business update, we'll discuss high stocks for Oregon companies in 2013, whether people are keeping their health plans, and more.

News Roundtable: December 13, 2013

OPB | Dec. 13, 2013

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

Bruce Goldberg Takes On Cover Oregon

OPB | Dec. 09, 2013

MONDAY: Bruce Goldberg is on leave from the Oregon Health Authority to take over as acting director of the state's beleaguered health insurance exchange. What will he do differently?

Previously Canceled Health Care Plans Extended in Oregon

OPB | Nov. 26, 2013

TUESDAY: Nine of Oregon's health insurers have decided to allow the extension of individual health plans that do not meet the minimum requirements under the federal Affordable Care Act.

Study Predicts Rising Health Care Claims

OPB | March 29, 2013

How much will individual health costs rise over the next five years? A study by the National Society of Actuaries predicts as much as 31 percent. 

Gauging The State Of Healthcare At OHSU

OPB | March 11, 2013

Oregon Health & Science University CFO Lawrence Furnstahl talks about the health of the organization in the wake of sequestration.

What Is The Cost of Hope?

OPB | Feb. 04, 2013

Journalist Amanda Bennett explores the costs of the healthcare system by sharing the story of her husband's death from cancer.

Oregon Bans Transgender Health Care Discrimination

OPB | Jan. 11, 2013

New regulations prevent insurance companies from denying coverage to transgender individuals.