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As Oregon expands coronavirus testing, uninsured patients may struggle with access

An image of the coronavirus from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As Oregon scrambles to ramp up testing for the novel coronavirus, the nearly 248,000 Oregonians without health insurance could face bills for seeing a doctor or other providers to get tests ordered.

The test itself won’t pose a financial burden so long as government agencies are running testing . . .

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