Health insurers in Oregon are campaigning for a ballot measure that could keep a 1.5 percent Medicaid program funding assessment on their premiums in place.

Voters in the Beaver State are getting ready to vote on a Medicaid funding tax referendum, Measure 101, Jan. 23. 

If voters approve Measure 101, then Oregon will move forward with plans to impose the 1.5 percent assessment on Oregon health insurers' premiums, and a 0.7 percent assessment on the net revenue of some Oregon hospitals.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.