Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015
Source: Portland Monthly
Modern healthcare is full of promises that don't often pan out on delivery (ahem, Cover Oregon), and it's not hard to imagine why. Offering a system that catchesand pleases everyone when so many dollars are on the line is a daunting task, and with new start-up contenders popping up to take on the HMO bigwigs, more crash-and-burn attempts are inevitable. But the promise of an affordable healthcare system that users actually like, complete with holistic preventative care for the whole family? That's a carrot many in search of coverage are eager to chase.