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Interview with Dr. Ben Zaniello, Collective Medical Technologies

| Nov 14, 2017 | Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington

What They're Watching: Laura McKeane

Kylie Walsh | Nov 13, 2017 | Oregon

Laura McKeane, AllCare Health's Oral Health Integration Manager, joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss the integration of oral health. I manage the oral health for all of our Medicaid members for our three-county area in Curry, Jackson, Josephine, and the tip of Douglas Counties. We...[ Read More ]

Michael Becker joins PacificSource Health Plans as Vice President of Government Relations

| Nov 10, 2017 | Oregon

PacificSource Health Plans has recently hired healthcare industry veteran Michael Becker as the insurer's new Vice President of Government Relations. In his role, Becker will lead PacificSource's public policy, government affairs, and advocacy activities in all of the organization's markets. He will also work to cultivate and maintain relationships with...[ 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 ]

City Club of Portland to host forum on rural healthcare

Emily Boerger | Nov 3, 2017 | Oregon

On Friday, November 17th, The City Club of Portland will host a forum entitled: “Rural Healthcare in Oregon: Not big city medicine.” As part of their “Friday Forum” series, this meeting will discuss the unique healthcare challenges rural Oregonians face, and the potential solutions to these issues. “Rural Oregonians suffer...[ Read More ]

States step up their open enrollment outreach in response to federal cuts

Emily Boerger | Nov 2, 2017 | California, Oregon, Texas

With open enrollment officially underway, the coming weeks will reveal how the shortened enrollment period and the Trump administration’s cuts to advertising and outreach efforts will impact the number of enrollees this year. At the end of August, the Department of Health and Human Services, announced they would cut the...[ Read More ]

Podcast: Oregon Policy Leadership Republicans

Kylie Walsh | Nov 2, 2017 | Oregon

These leaders from both the House and the Senate discussed the policy outcomes from the last session, the work underway in the interim, and looked ahead to the 2018 legislative session during the 2017 Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference. Hon. Cedric Hayden: Co-Vice Chair, House Committee on Health Care...[ Read More ]