Special session likely to avoid big topics

While some bills could stir some debate, legislators don’t expect significant health-reform change from next month’s special session.

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Changing the state constitution to allow health-care access to every resident and repealing a tax funding health coverage for 80,000 children are among the proposals going into next month’s special session.

But legislators are doubtful that any significant health-reform change will be made at the session.

“Quite frankly, this short session should not address really substantive policy issues,” said Rep. Ron Maurer, R-Grants Pass.

In fact, lawmakers don’t expect much in the way of tweaking the state’s pioneering health care reform laws this year.

Read the full story at the Statesman Journal.

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