Published in Aging and Elder Health Week, July 4th, 2004
The lead plaintiff in the lawsuit that effects 50,700 people in the so-called standard population of the Oregon Health Plan was Elizabeth Spry, a resident of the Dignity Village homeless camp in Portland. The four other plaintiffs also live at the camp.
According to the ruling, the state was also required to eliminate a $250 co-pay for hospital visits for the standard population, mostly single adults and childless couples earning less than the federal poverty...
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