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Update on the Apple Health Foster Care program

Emily Boerger | Jul 25, 2018 | Washington

Last week, the Senate Human Services & Corrections Committee held a work session on the foster care system in Washington State. During the session, representatives from Coordinated Care, the managed care organization charged with running the state’s Apple Health Foster Care program, presented outcomes from 2017 and an update on...[ Read More ]

Oregon Foster Care Needs a Revolution

DJ Wilson | Oct 29, 2012 | Oregon

State of Reform attempts to be an open forum for thoughtful engagement on health care issues and challenges.  This email came unsolicited to us last week from a foster parent, which is an often unheard perspective.  We've reposted this unedited, in its entirety. ____________________________ To Whom it May Concern, I...[ Read More ]

Oregon To Join National Pilot Project Aimed At Improving Use Of Psychotropic Medication Among Youth

Jane Chemodanova | Apr 18, 2012 | Oregon

  On April 13th, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) released a statement proclaiming that Oregon will join Illinois, New Jersey, New York, and Vermont to be a part of the national pilot project focused on improving the use of psychotropic medication among children...[ Read More ]