State's Progressive Health Plan Stops Taking New Patients

Illustration by Paul Solevad/Willamette Week
Willamette Week | June 10, 2004
When Oregon Health Plan began in 1994, it was a groundbreaking attempt to provide health care to anyone in need. But now, because of the state's economic downturn, even prospective clients who earn less than the federal poverty level must either pay for their own health insurance -- or go without it.

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