Basic Health, an optional provision of the federal Affordable Care Act

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Oregon State Representatives on Basic Health, an option under the federal Affordable Care A

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Oregon State Representative Mitch Greenlick, Chair of the House Healthcare Committee, (pictured above), and Representative Jim Thompson, Vice-Chair of the Committee, (pictured below), about
 Basic Health, an optional provision of the federal Affordable Care Act, that the Legislature is currently considering. After a study and approval, Basic Health would provide affordable health insurance for two groups currently not covered: people who earn between 138 and 200% of the poverty level, and low-income legal immigrants with less than 5 years residence in the U.S.  

 

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