- Exchanges: Oregon will run a state-based exchange.
- Medicaid Expansion: Oregon supports Medicaid expansion and is moving forward with it at this time.
- Medicare Advantage Enrollment: Oregon currently has 290,583 seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage, or about 43% of all Medicare beneficiaries.
NEWS OF NOTE
» OPB – Oregon Medical Costs Will Go Up Under Federal Health Care Overhaul
» Associated Press – Health care reform cost study predicts some premiums rise
» Governor Kitzhaber statement on U.S. Supreme Court ACA decision (press release)
» NPR – Oregon’s Medicaid Experiment Represents a ‘Defining Moment’
» OPB – Oregon’s Idea for Fixing Medicaid Hits the National Stage
» The Oregonian – Gov. John Kitzhaber Announces $1.9 Billion Health Care Agreement with Federal Government
» Wall Street Journal – Oregon Gets Extra Funds to Test New Medicaid Method