Public option, single-payer bills combined in Oregon Legislature

//Public option, single-payer bills combined in Oregon Legislature

Public option, single-payer bills combined in Oregon Legislature

A bill to nudge Oregon toward a single-payer-universal health care system not only is alive, but will be heard before a Ways and Means subcommittee this week, the bill’s sponsor said. Sen. James Manning, a Democrat from Eugene, said Senate Bill 770 has been combined with House Bill 2012, which would set the stage for a Medicaid buy-in plan for Oregonians who make too much to qualify for the program. The combined bill is “going to move forward,” Manning told about 130 people gathered at the…

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By | 2019-06-10T23:03:47+00:00 June 10th, 2019|Healthcare|

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