Gov. Tina Kotek has appointed Dave Baden to serve as the interim director of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) effective on March 17th.      Baden currently serves as the CFO of OHA. He has managed OHA’s procurement process for coordinated care organizations, and was one of the statewide incident commanders to respond to the … Read more

Happy holidays! Our last Oregon newsletter of 2022 includes some information about some of the on-deck health bills for next year, updates on the state’s development of a Basic Health Program to continue Medicaid coverage for those expected to lose coverage once the PHE ends, and several workforce support initiatives underway in the state. Thanks … Read more

Oregon Governor-elect Tina Kotek announced on Tuesday that she will appoint James Schroeder as the Interim Director of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). Schroeder will assume the role on Jan. 10th, 2023.     Schroeder will join OHA following his work as CEO of Health Share of Oregon, Portland’s primary coordinated care organization that oversees … Read more