Coordinated care organizations push back against chiropractors

Portland Business Journal:

A bill that would set Oregon Health Plan reimbursement rates for providers of alternative medicine at the same level as physicians is running into opposition in Salem as lawmakers wade through the complexities of a sweeping health care reform effort.

House Bill 2522 would amend the state law governing Oregon’s newly formed coordinated care organizations to provide equal pay for chiropractors, naturopaths and nurse practitioners. It would also require CCOs to offer Oregon Health Plan patients access…

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