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SB 558 - Expands Health Care Coverage for Children - Oregon Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Expands Health Care Coverage for Children

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (37-23) -

Title: Expands Health Care Coverage for Children

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-8) - (Key vote)
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Title: Expands Health Care Coverage for Children

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands health care coverage for children in minority communities.

Highlights:
  • Requires Oregon Health Authority to advise and assist in implementing the Health Care for All Oregon Children program (Sec. 1)

  • Authorizes all children residing in Oregon and meeting financial eligibility requirements to enroll in the program (Sec. 2)

  • Establishes grants to help encourage enrollment in the following communities (Sec. 1):

    • Members of racial, ethnic and language minority groups;

    • Children living in geographic isolation; and

    • Children and family members with additional barriers to accessing health care, such as mental or physical disorders, chemical dependence, and homelessness.


Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Expands Health Care Coverage for Children

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