healthcare

Increase of patients at Providence clinics

Medford, Ore. — Clinics are seeing an increase in calls for appointments. Providers say some patients are concerned about losing insurance. Over the past several months, Providence Medical Group says it’s seen more patients. That includes patients calling in for follow up …

GOP’s health care counterstrike

Washington, D.C. (CNN) — The Republican health care bill to replace Obamacare is finally out there for everyone to read. The plan received a strong endorsement from President Trump, but it faces skeptics from both the left and the right. The Republican …

Rep. Walden gives update on healthcare legislation

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) provided an update on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s work on healthcare during a news conference. When speaking about the potential repeal or replacement of former President Barack Obama signature healthcare …

Ashland health care vote

Ashland, Ore. — Ashland voters may get to vote on a measure that would ask the Oregon Legislature to act on health care coverage. Councilor Carol Voisin is requesting a resolution to be placed on the November 2016 ballot to ask the …

Urgent care cost on the rise

(CNBC) — The latest research shows that doctor’s office visits are down and trips to urgent care are on the rise. The clinics are much cheaper than emergency room visits, and very convenient. “I can just walk into an urgent care, it’s …