Radio

Oregon State Wildfire Insurance In Jeopardy

OPB | March 30, 2015

MONDAY: Oregon legislators worry about how to cover wildfire costs as insurance prices rise.

Is ZoomCare Changing The Way Health Care Is Delivered?

OPB | March 11, 2015

WEDNESDAY: ZoomCare is revolutionized the marketplace for on-demand healthcare. 

Making The Cost Of Medical Procedures More Transparent

OPB | March 09, 2015

MONDAY: Two bills in the Oregon legislature could require hospitals and clinics to post the costs of medical procedures.

Catching Up With Cover Oregon

OPB | March 03, 2015

TUESDAY: Lawmakers voted recently to dissolve Cover Oregon, but lawsuits over the state's failed health insurance exchange drag on.

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.

Naturopaths Fight For Equal Status In Oregon

OPB | Jan. 15, 2015

THURSDAY: Naturopathic doctors are pushing for legislation that would allow them to be considered primary care physicians in Oregon.

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.

Deadline Passes For Cover Oregon Enrollment Starting In January

OPB | Jan. 08, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Oregonians hoping to enroll in Cover Oregon by Jan 1 had until Monday. How many made the deadline?

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.

Should Health Insurance Pay For Telemedicine Visits?

OPB | Dec. 19, 2013

THURSDAY: Northwest-based ZoomCare would like to change Oregon law to require insurance companies to reimburse for virtual visits to the doctor.