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The Impact of Medicaid Reductions in Oregon:  Focus Group Insights

The Impact of Medicaid Reductions in Oregon: Focus Group Insights

Oregon is one state that has significantly restructured its Medicaid program, known as the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), in response to budget pressures. As part of these changes, it has implemented significant benefit reductions and increased premiums and cost sharing in it’s program for poor parents and other adults. This report presents findings from five focus groups conducted of current and former enrollees in Oregon’s health programs in an effort to see how the changes have affected individuals.

Report (.pdf)