HB 4126 Unionizes behavioral healthcare

02/12/2022

This bill requires all state behavioral health contractors to be unionized.

Personal Choice and Responsibility
Where is the notice for an individual’s choice to join or not join with repercussions?

Limited Government
This bill includes pretty much every significant behavioral health provider in the state as most of them are under Medicaid CCO or PEBB/OEBB contracts as providers. It was the unions who passed anti-competition laws blocking out-of-state healthcare workers from easily coming to Oregon. Unions are not for the best interest of health care. Unions pushed laws blocking hospitals from being built without going through a laborious process to prove their merit — a system that does not exist in other states. Unions also pushed the hospital taxes passed by the Legislature. The very organizations that are contributing to the rising cost of healthcare and helping drive the labor shortage crisis are now asking to represent them.

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  1. Unions also pushed the hospital taxes passed by the Legislature. The very organizations that are contributing to the rising cost of healthcare and helping drive the labor shortage crisis are now asking to represent them. Since when does a person with half a brain put the fox in the hen house. This must not occurr. Oregon health is challenged under the Oregon Health Authority that their incompetence will kill someone and has probably already in the pandemic.

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