November 17, 2022
Access & Coverage
  • Oregon will become the first state to make access to affordable health care a constitutional right after voters passed Ballot Measure 111. However, the measure’s impact is unclear because it does not outline how the state should ensure that everyone has coverage or how much it will cost to cover the state’s 6 percent uninsured. According to critics, the measure could cause expensive lawsuits that the state would have to fight using taxpayer dollars. (Article here)