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
Testimonials in support of the Afforable Health Care for All Oregon Plan
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.
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