Federal directive threatens Oregon Medicaid reform

By Associated Press Officials responsible for implementing ambitious changes to the Oregon Health Plan are worried a new federal directive could undo the state’s Medicaid reform. Read more…
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Judge strikes down Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban

By Matt Dunning A federal judge in Oregon on Monday struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, continuing a streak of judicial rulings in favor of gay and lesbian couples seeking equal marriage rights and benefits. Read more…
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Oregon plans to ditch exchange in favor of HealthCare.gov

By Paul Demko Oregon is poised to abandon its problem-plagued insurance exchange in favor of the federal marketplace and its HealthCare.gov website. Read more…
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State/Legislative Regulatory News

Exclusive Reporting for the Week of April 21, 2014
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Oregon same-sex marriage ban ‘wrong’ and bad for business: Employers

By Matt Dunning A group of large and midsize employers in Oregon says the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is not only “morally and legally wrong,” it’s also bad for business. Read more…
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State Legislative/Regulatory News

Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. Exclusive Reporting for the Week of March 5, 2014 March 5, 2014 — This is your weekly update of state legislative/regulatory developments affecting companies involved in the self-insurance/alternative risk transfer marketplace. Should yo
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State Legislative/Regulatory News

Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. Exclusive Reporting for the Week of February 25, 2014 February 25, 2014 — This is your weekly update of state legislative/regulatory developments affecting companies involved in the self-insurance/alternative risk transfer marketplace. S
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SIIA State Legislative/Regulatory Update Report

Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. State Legislative/Regulatory News Exclusive Reporting for the Week of February 12, 2014 February 12, 2014 — This is your weekly update of state legislative/regulatory developments affecting companies involved in the self-insurance/altern
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Maryland rep wants state to switch to using federal insurance marketplace

By Paul Demko In a move that would have been unimaginable less than two months ago, a Democratic congressman from a state that has a dysfunctional state-run insurance exchange wants to let people buy coverage through the improved federal HealthCare.gov website. Read more…
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States withholding payments from contractors that built exchange sites

By Paul Demko Massachusetts and Vermont are taking steps to financially punish CGI Federal, the contractor they hired to help build their exchange websites. Read more…
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