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The coronavirus pandemic has forced Americans to substitute virtual interactions for many things we’d rather do in-person. Expanded access to telemedicine is one change precipitated...

Sep 9, 2020 Blog Post

Testing failures led to the widespread COVID-19 transmission. New, recently approved technology may finally help get outbreaks under control.

Sep 9, 2020 Blog Post

A surprise medical bill is an unexpected charge not covered by insurance even though the patient received care at a facility or from a doctor...

May 11, 2020 Blog Post

The coronavirus pandemic will affect overall health care spending and the structure of the health care system itself.

Apr 27, 2020 Blog Post

The coronavirus will have far-reaching impacts on the nation's health care system’s structure, costs, and insurance. Exactly what those changes are will not be...

Apr 24, 2020 Blog Post

I recently spent 45 minutes making calls to straighten out a health care billing problem. Multiply my experience by that of millions of Americans, and...

Sep 17, 2019 Blog Post

GoodRx is a useful patch over a tattered system that does not work for the benefit of consumers. But tech solutions alone cannot solve the...

Jul 16, 2019 Blog Post

In 2013, more than 550,000 Oregonians lacked health insurance. By 2017, thanks to the federal Affordable Care Act, that number had fallen by more than...

May 21, 2019 Blog Post
Options for Oregon to Maintain Consumer Access to Affordable Health Insurance

The federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) included measures to create a stable insurance market where individual consumers could obtain affordable, comprehensive insurance. However, actions by...

Apr 17, 2019 Report

Health care in the U.S. is incredibly expensive, and becomes more so every year. Thus it isn’t surprising that health care – especially the high...

Nov 30, 2018 Blog Post

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