EXPANDED MEDICAID TRANSITION: OREGON GAINS & WOES

Evaluating how expanded Medicaid is working in Oregon has been the focus of several Oregon publications recently. Andy Giegerich notes the results are mixed. His piece "Grading Oregon's health care reform efforts," includes differing opinions of 11 people prominent in healthcare in Oregon. It was published in the Portland Business Journal on 6-13-14.  LEARN MORE The Bend Bulletin published a series about health care reform in Oregon beginning with Lily Raff McCaulou's piece "Medicaid changes could affect all Oregon health care," on 7-18-14. LEARN MORE Also focusing on central Oregon, is an article by Christopher David Gray, "Healthcare System Struggles to Catch Up with Growing Central Oregon Latino Community," published by The Lund Report on 7-21-14. LEARN MORE Then the Eugene Register Guard published a piece by the Associated Press, "State strains under huge Medicaid enrollment," on 7-24-14. This article focuses on those in Lane County who gained coverage, yet lack access due to the shortage of physicians. LEARN MORE

Posted on July 27, 2014 .