What Oregon Health Authority Will Do When It Seeks a $1 Billion Medical Marijuana Fund

A health authority in Oregon is poised to seek a $900 million pot-money fund that would allow it to pay for new marijuana-related care, including testing, cultivation, distribution and research.The Oregon Health & Science University (OGST), which operates the state’s only dispensaries, said Wednesday it is in talks with the federal government about the funding.The […]

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How to get the best health care coverage from your health insurance company

The Affordable Care Act has helped millions of Americans with health care insurance but it hasn’t been without its detractors, too.While a recent report found that coverage from health insurers is more likely to be more affordable for many than those from private health plans, health insurance companies also make a lot of money.This isn’t […]

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New health plan allows workers to take sick leave, but limits coverage

KETTING, Ohio — — The city of Kettering plans to allow some city employees to take paid sick leave in exchange for insurance coverage.The plan also limits the number of paid sick days that city employees can take.The Kettering City Council voted 4-3 Tuesday to adopt the policy, which allows city employees with at least […]

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