Oregon Medicaid Plan Sees High Demand

Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Kristian Foden-Vencil, working in collaboration with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: “Millions of Americans who didn't have health insurance last year now do, as a result of the Affordable Care Act. In Lane County, Oregon, Trillium Community Health Plan is struggling to deal with a huge influx of new patients. CEO Terry Coplin says they expected 26,000 people to sign up in the first few years. Instead, about that many signed up in the first few months” (Foden-Vencil, 4/8). Read the story.

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