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Jan. 23 election ballot Measure 101 to determine how state pays for Medicaid


January 3, 2018

By: Claire Withycombe

(EO Media Capital Bureau)

An issue on the ballot in January could impact how Oregon finances its share of the Medicaid bill.

On Jan. 23 Oregon voters will have a chance to weigh in on Measure 101, helping decide how the state pays for its Medicaid program.

President Trump noted earlier this year that “nobody knew that health care could be so complicated” and this measure, which deals with insurance premiums, managed care organizations and federally regulated hospital taxes, is not an easy read.

Here are the basics:

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