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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Oregon ranks among the top 10 states for a drop in the number of uninsured, according to a new Gallup poll.

A telephone survey showed 14 percent of Oregonians were uninsured through midyear 2014, compared to 19.7 percent uninsured last year.

That drop, of 5.4 percentage points, ranked Oregon 7th among states, according to telephone interviews conducted for the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.

 

Read more at Oregonlive.

 

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0 #1 RE: Oregon top in new insurance coverageGuest 2014-08-06 18:07:58
How can anyone trust what the state of Oregon says about health care after their cover up of Cover Oregon?
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0 #2 People LOVE Free Stuff!Guest 2014-08-07 17:28:34
Read the article and it's all about MEDICAID. OK so we open the door for easier access to Medicaid which is "free" (except most doctors won't take it) and we're supposed to be surprised that people take advantage of the opportunity. I bet you could increase the servings of vegetables eaten by offering them for nothing. That more people have Medicaid cards doesn't mean better care. There was a large study here in Oregon that demonstrated this clearly. As usual though the Oregonian loves to trumpet when some government backed goody sounds successful. Wait until these folks actually need care and see how well it works.
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