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Oregon Health Policy Board discuss State Housing Plan

Laura Lundberg | Dec 5, 2018 | Oregon

OHA Technical Forum shares new CCO 2.0 information

Laura Lundberg | Nov 21, 2018 | Oregon

On November 19th, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) held a technical forum to receive feedback on the future changes to coordinated care organization (CCO) structure under the new CCO 2.0 waiver contracts. OHA is creating contracts for the next five years and all qualified applicants will be awarded a contract...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Tom Holt, Meghan McCarthy, "What you missed"

| Nov 14, 2018 | Oregon

We had a great event last month hosting our 7th annual Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference. In fact, we've already confirmed two of our three Event Sponsors for the 2019 event! Special thanks to HMA and to Aldrich for getting behind us so quickly. The support helps us...[ Read More ]

OHA soliciting input on CCO 2.0 enrollment, risk adjustment, and rate setting mechanisms

Marjie High | Nov 12, 2018 | Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) will hold a technical forum on November 19th from  8:00 to 11:00 am to gather input on potential changes to CCO structure under the new CCO 2.0 waiver contracts.  OHA is asking for comment on balancing member enrollment, risk adjustment methods for potential shifts in...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Meghan McCarthy, PeaceHealth

Emily Boerger | Nov 12, 2018 | Oregon

Meghan McCarthy is the System Director of Community Health at PeaceHealth. McCarthy has over 16 years of experience in community health and wellness and in 2014, she was recognized by the Wellness Council of America as one of the Top 100 Wellness Professionals in the country. She joins us in...[ Read More ]

The health policy implications of Oregon's elections

| Nov 9, 2018 | Oregon

After record spending in what many had rated a “toss-up” horse race for Governor, Gov. Kate Brown cruised to a six-point victory over State Rep. Knute Buehler, a moderate Republican who ran a policy focused, disciplined campaign. By the numbers, the Metro Portland area – urban Multnomah County (Portland) and...[ Read More ]

Oregon Health Policy Board discuss HOWTO Grant Program

Laura Lundberg | Nov 7, 2018 | Oregon

On November 6th, the Oregon Health Policy Board held their monthly meeting. David W. Robinson, Executive Vice Provost at Oregon Health & Science University, presented the Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity (HOWTO) grant program. Oregon has given $8 million in funding for the new HOWTO grant program with the goal...[ Read More ]