Free Wellness Exams for Kids Saturday

EUGENE, Ore. — A local doctors office is opening its doors this Saturday to give free wellness exams to kids. Eugene Pediatric Associates is holding a “Super Saturday.” The clinic is open to 12 to 21-year-olds on the Oregon Health Plan. The funding for the free exams day comes from the new Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading »

Lane County Opening New Health Center

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County is teaming up with a local health care group to tackle the problem of too many new patients and not enough doctors. Around 76,000 people in Lane County are now on the Oregon Health Plan, after getting insurance through the Affordable Care Act. For local health care providers, the influx … Continue reading »

OHP Patients Without Doctors

EUGENE, Ore — A number of Oregon Health Plan patients covered through Trillium are being told they don’t have a doctor. They say it’s a because of the Affordable Care Act, that went into effect in January. Trillium leaders say there’s a major influx of Oregon Health Plan patients compared to the number of primary … Continue reading »

Oregon Health Plan Starts Enrollment

EUGENE, Ore. — Starting this week, the state is opening the Oregon Health Plan to more adults as allowed by federal health reform. About 260,000 Oregonians will get a fast-track enrollment form in the mail. Those who received a packet have already qualified for OHP and don’t need to apply through Cover Oregon. Eligibility is … Continue reading »