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