Last week, Oregon lawmakers discussed legislative proposals that would establish a system that would pay parents to care for their children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.     Members of the Oregon Senate Interim Committee on Human Services, Mental Health, and Recovery discussed two legislative concepts during a meeting on Friday. Sen. Tim Knopp (R-Bend) … Read more

Earlier this month, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) submitted the state’s 1115 waiver demonstration application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand services for older adults and adults with disabilities. The waiver specifically asks for the authority to expand Oregon Project Independence (OPI) and to create a new Family Caregiver Assistance … Read more