New Health Care Model Makes Doctors Visits/ Prescriptions Affordable for Uninsured

February 13, 2012
By Helen Silvis, The Skanner News

Co-operative that strives for low costs comes to Portland

Affordable health care may seem out of reach for many working adults. But a group of healthcare workers and patients have come up with a new plan for low-cost health services. If it succeeds, it could help create a better health care future for us all.

“We’re not waiting for political things to happen,” says Morgan Butler, membership services community organizer for Patient Physician Cooperatives Portland. “We’re creating our own thing, which seems to work a lot better and a lot faster. …”

New Health Care Model Makes Doctors Visits/ Prescriptions Affordable for Uninsured