Mental health provider sues Oregon Health Authority

The Oregon Health Authority has violated Oregon law and the agency’s own administrative rules by repeatedly delaying a decision on a certificate of need application, according to court documents filed today in Marion County Circuit Court.

Submitted by NEWCO Oregon, Inc., which is seeking to build the Willamette Valley Behavioral Health facility in Wilsonville, OR, the court filings allege that the Oregon Health Authority operated outside its legal authority in unilaterally delaying a decision on the facility’s certificate of need. The delays have resulted in “exponentially higher development costs…and increasing costs to patients as a result.”

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