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"What is Measure 101?"

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Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 4:00pm

Join us on Sunday, January 14th, at 4pm at the Ashland Community Center for an educational program on Ballot Measure 101.
The Official Title on the Ballot is: "Approves temporary assessments to fund health care for low-income individuals and families, and to stabilize health insurance premiums. temporary assessments on insurance companies, some hospitals, and other providers of insurance or health care coverage. Insurers may not increase rates on health insurance premiums by more than 1.5 percent as a result of these assessments." But what does all that mean? Join us and learn. Things to be covered: What is Measure 101? How does Measure 101 fund health care? If Measure 101 passes in the January Special Election, what happens? If the measure does not pass, what happens? Who pays for Measure 101? ....and more. Our guest presenter is Josh Bulloch. Josh Balloch is the Vice President of Government Affairs and Health Policy for AllCare Health. In 2011, Josh was part of the creation of the legislation that created Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs). Afterwards he help many of Oregon’s CCOs get started all across the state. From 2012-2015, was one of the leading health policy lobbyist on CCOs in the state helping with both public polices and budgets. Josh grew up in Newport, Oregon and graduated from Oregon State University with a B.S. in Political Science. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AT ASHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER. Refreshments served prior to presentation.