May 13 hearing HB 2922

Hearing on HB 2922, the Affordable Health Care for All Oregon Act: video

House Committee on Health Care, Salem, May 13, 2013

Filmed by the Capitol staff and edited by Maegan Prentice, MidValley Health Care Advocate

Photos from Hearing on HB 2922, Affordable Health Care for All Oregon

Single-Payer Activists Keep Dream of Universal Healthcare Alive

A separate measure, giving state sponsorship of a comprehensive study on universal healthcare financing, makes its way through the Committee on Ways & Means.

by Christopher David Gray for The Lund Report

May 15, 2013 — Wes Brain was uninsured last winter when a tonsillectomy showed signs of throat cancer. He qualified for the high-risk Oregon Medical Insurance Pool, which the state has administered through Regence BlueCross BlueShield.

But gaining access to that insurance soon proved a big obstacle for the Ashland resident, when Regence erroneously told him he hadn’t submitted his driver’s license