health insurance

Medicaid eligibility

Audit: Oregon’s Medicaid computer systems work well, but human errors remain (Oregonian, 5/24/17)

Oregon had no plan for checking Medicaid eligibility (Portland Tribune, 5/25/17)

Audit: Oregon properly screens for Medicaid (Bend Bulletin, 5/24/17)

OHA: automated Medicaid eligibility is processed appropriately, yet manual input accuracy and eligibility override monitoring needs improvement [PDF] (2017) Oregon Audits Division

Possible ineligible Medicaid recipients

Thousands on Medicaid in Oregon may be ineligible (Bend Bulletin, 5/17/17)

Secretary of State: Oregon could be wasting millions by keeping ineligible people on Medicaid (Oregonian, 5/17/17)

State of Oregon says it may have dispensed millions to ineligible Medicaid recipients (Oregonian, 5/17/17)

Oregon Health Authority Disputes Auditor’s Allegations It Misused Medicaid Funds (The Lund Report, 5/17/17)

Oregon Spending Millions On Ineligible Medicaid Recipients, Secretary Of State Warns (OPB, 5/17/17)

The Oregon Health Authority May Be Providing Medicaid Benefits to Ineligible Recipients [PDF] (2017) Oregon Audits Division

Oregon Health Plan

Kitzhaber: Oregon Health Plan changes covered more people, shaved growth in cost (Portland Tribune, 5/15/2017)

Kitzhaber on health care: ‘The gains we made here in Oregon are at risk’ (KGW, 5/15/2017)

Oregon’s health system transformation mid-year report (serial) Oregon Health Authority

Oregon’s health system transformation quarterly legislative report (serial) Oregon Health Authority

American Health Care Act impact

Oregon predicts state uninsured rate to triple under GOP health care plan (Oregonian, 3/16/2017)

456k Oregonians would lose health coverage under GOP bill (Bend Bulletin, 3/17/2017)

Gov. Kate Brown: Half million Oregonians could lose insurance under new federal health plan (Statesman Journal, 3/16/2017)

About 1 out of 8 Oregonians would lose health coverage under Republican revamp of Obamacare, state study says (Register Guard, 3/17/2017)

Oregon Governor Says New Health Law Would Triple Uninsured Rate And Cut 23,000 Jobs (OPB, 3/16/2017)

American Health Care Act : impact on Oregonians (2017) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services and Oregon Health Authority