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Oregon Medicaid

Better and Cheaper Medicaid

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
Robert Whitcomb

Unsurprisingly, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is getting pushback from interest groups against her goal of "reinventing Medicaid'' - the federal-state program for the poor. The Ocean State's Medicaid costs are America's second-highest per enrollee (Alaska is first) and 60 percent higher than the national average.

State's Medicaid Overhaul Faces Unexpected Setback

AP | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care ov...

Interesting Health Care Initiative Picks Up Where Obama Left Off

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

SALEM, Ore. — Pregnant with her seventh child and desperate to kick a meth addiction, Madeline Hutchinson turned to a program from the local Med...