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Senate Health Care Committee hears SB 1551

Madeline Shannon | Feb 6, 2020 | Oregon

Concerns about CCO 2.0 brought up in senate committee

Emily Boerger | Dec 6, 2019 | Oregon

Last month, former Gov. John Kitzhaber raised concerns about the direction coordinated care organizations are headed when he spoke at the 2019 Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference. Kitzhaber was the leading force behind the establishment of coordinated care organizations (CCOs) in 2012 when he was governor. With the...[ 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 ]

Wyden addresses Sovaldi | A court case you didn't see | A strategic plan for behavioral health

David Peters | Jul 24, 2014 | Oregon

July is the high point of summer in Oregon.  So, while we don't want you to leave the campsite or the river, we want you to know we're staying on top of the healthcare marketplace while you're out.  What we're watching can wait till you get back - but it's...[ Read More ]

Proposed rate changes | "Politics over proficiency" | State-based exchange in 2016?

| Jun 27, 2014 | Oregon

We touch on a couple of big questions this month, which will take longer than 30 days to sort themselves out.  But, rest assured you'll be hearing about them again at our Sept 24th conference!  We should have everything figured out by then... Kidding. 1. "Politics over proficiency" The presentation...[ 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 ]

OR: Alternative Payment Methodologies Seen As Key to Incentivizing Quality Care

| Apr 23, 2014 | Oregon

Three federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) in Oregon—Mosaic Medical, Oregon Health & Science University’s Richmond Clinic, and the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center—are currently conducting pilot projects using alternative payment methodologies. The methodologies are designed to incentivize patient-centered and coordinated care. Traditionally, FQHCs and other Medicaid providers earn revenue based...[ Read More ]