Oregon's Medicaid Expansion Going Well

Jul 7, 2015

Oregon began putting its own spin on providing health care to the public even before the Affordable Care Act--"Obamacare"--took effect.  

The way Oregon insures some residents has changed dramatically.
Credit National Institute of Health

  The work of the state's version of Medicaid, the Oregon Health Plan, is now distributed through CCOs, coordinated care organizations.  And a recent report from the Oregon Health Authority shows the system working well, despite an influx of newly-insured patients under the federal law.  

Lori Coyner of OHA joins us with details.