Tag Archives: Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs)

Opinion: CCO 2.0: Tougher Goals But Same Philosophy For Oregon’s Coordinated Care System

We do things our own way in Oregon. Over the years, Oregonians have brought the same innovative approach to health reform as we’ve applied to protecting public beaches and voting by mail. Now, Oregon is launching the next generation of health transformation – what we at the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) lovingly call “CCO 2.0.” […]
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State faces insurrection of Portland hospitals over CCO plan

Oregon officials want a new, second coordinated care organization to handle Medicaid health care for low-income residents of the metro area. Area hospitals reject the plan and have refused to partner with Trillium Community Health of Eugene. The impasse complicates the state’s attempts to reboot the CCO system. Source: State faces insurrection of Portland hospitals […]
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New mental health center in Medford

For people coping with depression or hallucinations, just making it to a mental health appointment can be a challenge. Adding another trip to fill a prescription for an antidepressant or antipsychotic can feel overwhelming. Source: New mental health center in Medford

Health Has A Bigger Role To Play In Kindergarten Readiness | Opinion

Preparing a child for school success and the start of kindergarten is one of the most important goals of early childhood care and education. Source: Health Has A Bigger Role To Play In Kindergarten Readiness

State Shows Bias In Awarding Medicaid Contracts, CCOs Claim

The two organizations shut out of the awarding last month of Medicaid contracts accuse the state of unfairly rejecting their bids and potentially sowing turmoil in their communities’ health care coordination efforts as a result. Source: State Shows Bias In Awarding Medicaid Contracts, CCOs Claim

Oregon Health Authority coordinated care organization appealed

Sometimes the bureaucratic mentality of our state government baffles me – and the way Oregon Health Authority selected our new local coordinated care organization (CCO) is a perfect example. I am gravely concerned about the potential for negative repercussions upon our most vulnerable neighbors. Source: Oregon Health Authority coordinated care organization appealed

PrimaryHealth On Top Of 12 CCOs That Qualify For Bonuses

State Library Ed. Note: The Lund Report provides free access to a limited number of PREMIUM stories. If you can not access story, State Agency patrons can request full-text from the Library HERE. Using cash incentives, the state is nudging coordinated care organizations into doing a better job on key health measures such as getting […]
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OHA releases 2018 CCO Metrics Report 

The Oregon Health Authority released the 2018 CCO Metrics Report on Tuesday, detailing Coordinated Care Organizations’ (CCOs) progress on various quality measures in 2018. The report includes information on Oregon’s pay-for-performance program, where CCOs receive payment based on their performance on specified incentive metrics. Source: OHA releases 2018 CCO Metrics Report – State of Reform

Health Care For Salem-Area’s Vulnerable Populations Going To New Manager

Nearly a year ago, an email landed in Craig Pope’s inbox that would quietly destabilize the order that oversaw health care for about 100,000 people in the mid-Willamette Valley. Source: Health Care For Salem-Area’s Vulnerable Populations Going To New Manager

Health care for region’s vulnerable populations going to new manager

A year ago, a little-known governing body that controls federal health care money in Marion and Polk counties split. Now two groups are fighting for the job, overseeing health care for about 100,000 people in the region. Nearly a year ago, an email landed in Craig Pope’s inbox that would quietly destabilize the order that […]
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