The Health Action Committee focuses on one of three major issues we are addressing in our community during 2017-2018. Acting Committee Chair is Jean Mount.
There are three priorities for this committee:
- Publicize the current Open Enrollment for the ACA. Why? Federal dollars were cut 90% to do that, plus the enrollment period was shortened to 6 weeks, plus Healthcare.gov (which Oregon uses) will be shut down for maintenance every Sunday for 12 hours except for one during the enrollment period.
- Campaign to pass Measure 101 on the 1/23/18 special election ballot. Why? It will fully fund OHP. This measure simply confirms legislation that was already put into law with bipartisan support. Read more in the posts.
- Work for Single Payer Healthcare. Why? It just makes sense.
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Democratic Party of Oregon in October passed a Resolution in support of Healthcare Protections Bill. That resolution is here. Reading this resolution is very confusing. Here is a summary explanation: The Healthcare Protection Bill (HB 2391) was the bipartisan legislation passed that included assessment of fees on hospitals and insurance for the state to have […]