Nearly 70% of Oregon’s uninsured elderly are eligible for some sort of assistance to acquire medical insurance coverage
The Kaiser Foundation released some information this week that was rather startling, if not welcoming for many, many thousands of Oregonians who have no medical insurance and who are forced to use expensive hospital emergency rooms to get their (mostly) emergency medical care.
The Kaiser Foundation says that 69% of uninsured ‘non-elderly’ Oregonians are eligible for some form of financial assistance – either with Medicaid or through what they’re calling “Marketplace” plans – those insurance companies that are listed in the Obamacare medical coverage exchanges.
Here’s the scoop. Click here.