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Legacy Health reaches new contract with Regence BlueCross BlueShield

Mar 31, 2024 • Legacy Health is announcing today that it has agreed to a new contract with Regence BlueCross BlueShield. This means Legacy’s providers and facilities will remain in-network for Regence and other BlueCross BlueShield members.
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Legacy Health, Regence BlueCross have no deal with only days left on contract

Mar 28, 2024 • Legacy Health is again warning 200,000 of its customers that their health care could jump significantly in price in a matter of days. It all depends on whether Legacy can reach an 11th-hour agreement with Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon on a new contract. If the two sides don’t budge, the contract will expire at the end of Sunday.
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Legacy Health and Regence negotiations could increase patient out-of-pocket costs

Mar 28, 2024 • PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) — Negotiations between Legacy Health and Regence are currently underway. If the two fail to reach an agreement, Legacy hospitals, clinics, and services will become out-of-network. This means patients with an appointment scheduled with Legacy providers and facilities after March 31 would have to pay an out-of-pocket cost.
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Oregon hospitals' financial woes continued through 2023

Mar 13, 2024 • Oregon hospitals continued to lose money on operations last year, according to new data from the Hospital Association of Oregon’s Apprise Health Insights.
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Regence submits 'best and final' offer to Legacy as deadline looms in contract talks

Mar 12, 2024 • Regence BlueCross BlueShield has submitted its “best and final offer” to Legacy Health for their contract renewal, raising the distinct possibility that 200,000 of the plan’s enrollees will find their Legacy providers are out of network starting April 1.
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Legacy stands ready to find solution that protects patients’ access to health care

Mar 12, 2024 • Over the weekend, Regence BlueCross BlueShield announced they have effectively ended talks with us to find a solution that protects patients’ access to high-quality health care at Legacy Health.
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Local doctor pens a letter to the editor supporting negotiation

Feb 29, 2024 • I join hundreds of providers and health care advocates in this community to voice my concern and urgently demand that Regence promptly collaborate with Legacy Health to resolve any contractual differences and avoid any undue interruption of necessary health care services for Regence policy holders.
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Legacy Health takes action to ensure Regence BlueCross BlueShield members have access to quality, financially sustainable care close to home

Feb 6, 2024 • Legacy Health recently issued a notice of contract termination with Regence BlueCross BlueShield in effort to secure a fair, reasonable, and competitive increase in reimbursement for care.
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Securing Our Legacy: The Path to Financial Health

July 6, 2023 • Over the last three years, rising costs, staffing shortages and patient backlogs have created a national financial crisis for health systems across the country.
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