Dembrow, Thompson Discuss Cover Oregon Rollout, Single Payer

Senator Michael Dembrow says even if the legislature passes a single-payer bill, it's likely to be referred to voters.

Five speakers – including state legislators from both sides of the aisle, as well as political advocates and representatives from the insurance industry – gathered in the banquet room at Kells Irish Pub Tuesday night to talk about what lies ahead for healthcare reform in Oregon.

The Portland City Club-sponsored event, “Health Care Reform After Obamacare: What's Next for Oregon?” attracted about 50 people and was moderated by Dr. Samuel Metz of Physicians for a National Health Program. Each speaker presented for about 10 minutes, and then the floor opened up for questions and comments from the audience.

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