Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Make Health Care Agenda Part of Local Town Halls!

There are several bills in the state legislature that Oregon Patients Rights Association (OPRA) is following and support.   Friday local healthcare consumers will have the opportunity to ask our local state representatives what they are doing to protect patients' rights during this legislative session.   

For information about each bill that is part Oregon Patients Rights (OPRA) Legislative Agenda, please check out the links provided.

Jeff Kruse is on the Senate's Committee on Health Care , where most of these bills are currently being considered.   It is particularly important to ask Kruse to support OPRA's legislative agenda, which includes making non-profit hospitals and Coordinated Care Organizations (CCO) more accountable.  

Even if you can't make it to one of these meetings, you can email or call your state representatives to let them know your opinion.  

The following was sent out by State Senator Jeff Kruse regarding the upcoming Town Halls in Douglas County.

Rep. Dallas Heard And Sen. Jeff Kruse To Hold Series Of Town Halls
Forums Will Take Place In Roseburg, Winston And Myrtle Creek

Salem, OR – Representative Dallas Heard (R-Winston) and Senator Jeff Kruse (R-Roseburg) will host a series of town halls on Friday, March 27, 2015, to provide an overview of the 2015 legislative session and address constituent questions and concerns.

“Senator Kruse and I are excited to have the chance to meet with our constituents and provide an update on the legislative session,” said Rep. Heard. “We look forward to having the critical opportunity to hear directly from the people we represent in Salem. ”

The forums are open to the public and all residents are encouraged to attend. For more information, please contact Rep. Heard’s office at 503-986-1402 or rep.dallasheard@state.or.us.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Roseburg Town Hall Meeting

WHEN:             9:00 a.m.

WHERE:           Roseburg City Hall
City Council Chambers
                        900 SE Douglas Ave
                        Roseburg, OR 97470

Winston Town Hall Meeting

WHEN:             12:00 p.m.

WHERE:           Winston City Hall
City Council Chambers
                        210 NW Douglas Blvd.
                        Winston, OR 97496

Myrtle Creek Town Hall Meeting

WHEN:             3:00 p.m.

WHERE            Myrtle Creek Community Center
                        425 NW 2nd Street
                        Myrtle Creek, OR 97457


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