In 2019, the Oregon Legislative Assembly passed Senate Bill 770
, which established the Task Force on Universal Health Care.
The Task Force was charged with recommending a universal health care system that offers equitable, affordable, comprehensive, high quality, publicly funded health care to all Oregon residents.
Task Force’s Final Report and Recommendation – September 2022
The Final Report and supporting materials were submitted to the Legislative Assembly.
Senate Bill 770 directed the Task Force to engage the public to solicit input from people throughout Oregon, including individuals in rural and underserved communities. The Task Force also asked for feedback from the health care industry, employers, and unions. With support from professional facilitators, the Task Force held virtual roundtables, community listening sessions, and forums from February through July of 2022, described in the following reports:
Public Engagement Materials in English and Spanish
As part of its public engagement effort, the Task Force produced materials for review in English and Spanish.
Task Force Meeting Materials and Video Recordings
For meeting agendas, materials, written public testimony, to access video recordings of the Task Force, please visit the Oregon Legislative Information System Pages.
Technical Advisory Work Groups and Consumer Advisory Committee
(October 2020 through May 2022)
Between October 2020 and June 2021, the Task Force formed the Consumer Advisory Committee and seven advisory work groups. See the Archive page
for information on their work.
- Eligibility, Benefits and Affordability Technical Advisory Group
- Provider Reimbursement Technical Advisory Group
- Finance & Revenue Technical Advisory Group
- Governance Technical Advisory Group
- Intermediate Strategies Workgroup
- Expenditures & Revenue Analysis (ERA) Work Group
- Consumer Advisory Committee