Oregon experience can influence state reform efforts

April 2007
State Health Watch;Apr2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p8
The article discusses the Oregon Health Plan and the challenges involving the expansion of health insurance in the state. According to the report by professor Jonathan Oberlander, the health plan states that all Oregonians with incomes below 100 percent of the federal poverty level were made eligible for Medicaid. He says that the challenge to sustainability may come from rising medical costs.


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