Mask, vaccine rules issued by Oregon Health Authority for schools, health care facilities
Aaron Kunkler | Jan 31, 2022 | Oregon
Rep. Liz Snyder is the co-chair of the House Health and Social Services Committee. State of Reform spoke with her about several bills she’s hoping to see pass this session dealing with everything from compensating home caregivers to reigning in insulin costs. Aaron Kunkler: What are your health
Sen. Judy Warnick sits on the Senate’s Behavioral Health Subcommittee. This session, she introduced two bills dealing with behavioral health and increasing supports to people in behavioral health and other treatments in the state. State of Reform spoke with Warnick to get her thoughts on the bills. Aaron
Sen. Deb Patterson is the chair of Oregon’s Senate Committee on Health Care. Patterson is preparing for the upcoming legislative session, and spoke with State of Reform about bills her committee will be discussing and proposing in the coming session. Aaron Kunkler: What are your health care priorities
A new report from FAIR Health outlines costs associated with COVID-19 treatment, and the allowable amounts as well as patient populations. In a state by state analysis of private health care claims from April 2020 to August 2021, New Jersey was the state with the highest average allowed amount for
Washington lawmakers are again considering allowing dental therapists to operate statewide. The legislation, HB 1885, is being sponsored by Rep. Eileen Cody and would allow the practice to expand in Washington. Dental therapists are mid-level providers that are licensed to perform some procedures like tooth cleaning, tooth reimplantation, and extractions.
As new and promising medications are developed, they often come with significant cost. In this 5 Slides We're Discussing: Bending the Rx Cost Curve conversation, State of Reform's DJ Wilson tackles that subject with three subject matter experts. Joining State of Reform for the conversation were Annette Guarisco Fildes, president