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OHA reassigns Oregon Health Plan members in 5 counties to new coordinated care organizations for 2020 to preserve access to care

| Nov 11, 2019 | Oregon

Oregon Health Plan (OHP) members in 5 counties will be reassigned to different coordinated care organizations (CCOs), when new contracts for Medicaid health plans begin on January 1, 2020. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is moving members because the CCOs to which some OHP members were originally assigned (or members had chosen...[ Read More ]

OHA announces coordinated care organizations will establish service areas based on counties for next round of contracts

| Nov 30, 2018 | Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority says all new and existing applicants for coordinated care contracts will have to define their service areas by county for the 2020-2024 contract period. A service area is where people have to live to be members of a coordinated care organization (CCO). A service area does...[ Read More ]

OHA releases 2018 rates for Oregon's coordinated care organizations

| Nov 6, 2017 | Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has released the 2018 capitation rates for Oregon's coordinated care organizations (CCOs). Oregon's 16 CCOs contract with the state to manage and deliver health care to Oregonians on the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), the state's Medicaid insurance program. OHA pays a per-member-per-month fee to CCOs...[ Read More ]

OR: Coordinated Care Organizations brief legislature

Jon Brumbach | Jun 8, 2015 | Oregon

SALEM -- The Oregon House Committee on Health Care held its first of two informational hearings on Oregon's Coordinated Care Organizations (CCO). In a letter to all 16 Oregon CCOs, Committee Chair Representative Mitch Greenlick (D-Portland), he called for a "mid-course assessment" regarding the progress of the state's healthcare transformation...[ Read More ]

Coordinated Care Organizations Earn Performance Incentives from Oregon

David Peters | Jun 25, 2014 | Oregon

Coordinated care organizations are delivering improved preventive and primary care at more sustainable costs. Patients and coordinated care organizations (CCOs) are starting to see the benefits of Oregon's new model for Medicaid, according to a report released today by the Oregon Health Authority. Speaking with Lori Coyner, Director of Health...[ Read More ]

Five New Coordinated Care Organizations To Provide Services In Oregon

Jane Chemodanova | Aug 9, 2012 | Oregon

According to a July 31 news release by the Oregon Health Authority, five new Coordinated Care Organizations (CCO) are going to serve Oregon Health Plan (OHP) members in 22 counties starting this September. Overall, 13 CCOs in Oregon will offer services to 33 counties. The release claims that nearly 500,000...[ Read More ]

OR Health Authority Provisionally Certifies 11 Coordinated Care Organizations

DJ Wilson | Jun 1, 2012 | Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority has reviewed and provisionally certified 11 of 14 applications for Coordinated Care Organizations, the first steps toward completion of a revamped Oregon Health Plan. As legislated in Oregon Senate Bill SB 1580, and evaluated by OHA,  successful Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) applicants will be responsible for...[ Read More ]

New CHCF report highlights benefits of aligned ‘Medicare Medi-Cal Plans’ for dually eligible enrollees

| Nov 23, 2022 | California

As part of the statewide CalAIM initiative, Medicare and Medi-Cal dual enrollees will soon be able to enroll in Medicare Medi-Cal Plans (MMPs) to improve coordination across all Medicare and Medi-Cal benefits and make it easier for these dually eligible Californians to navigate both systems.     MMPs are Medicare...[ Read More ]

Health plans continue opposition against DHCS's 2024 Medi-Cal managed care contract awards

| Oct 18, 2022 | California

Health plans, including Blue Shield of California, Health Net, and Community Health Group Partnership Plan, have filed lawsuits against the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) following the first ever statewide competitive procurement for commercial Medi-Cal managed care plans for the 2024 Medi-Cal contract awards.     Through this...[ Read More ]

Experts discuss initiatives to expand behavioral health care in Washington

| Sep 22, 2022 | Washington

Prominent public officials, including President Joe Biden and Gov. Jay Inslee, have identified behavioral health care as a priority service, and some experts discussed how they’re making progress on it in Washington at the 2022 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference.     Psychologist Dr. Noelle Turner, from...[ Read More ]