Oregon Takes Major Step Toward BHP, Submits Application To CMS

By Amy Lotven / September 25, 2023 at 7:44 PM
Oregon officials this month approved and submitted to CMS a blueprint for establishing a Basic Health Plan, set to start in July 2024, that is expected to cover more than 100,000 residents by 2027. If approved, Oregon will be the third state to establish the BHP but the first to do so while not running its own exchange. New York and Minnesota, which have had BHP programs for years, operate their own exchanges. Oregon is a state-based exchange that relies...

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