Tag Archives: Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs)

CCOs Report Member Growth, While Total Oregon Health Plan Membership Edges Down

With the exception of FamilyCare, which has stopped offering Medicaid plans, every coordinated care organization in the state has added members this year. The Oregon Health Plan is succeeding in its effort to get ever more Medicaid members enrolled in coordinated care plans, with every CCO in the state reporting membership growth over the first […]
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OHA Announces Community Meetings Across State to Shape The Future of the Oregon Health Plan | The Lund Report

Oregon Health Authority Director Patrick Allen is hitting the road this summer to engage Oregonians in a conversation about the future of the Oregon Health Plan. Allen is scheduled to travel to 10 communities (Astoria, Bend, Coos Bay, Corvallis, Hermiston, Hood River, Klamath Falls, Ontario, Portland and Springfield) to discuss how far Oregon’s health transformation […]
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Editorial: A health care expansion too far

Health care providers know that diet, exercise, education, a good job and a stable home promote good health. The Oregon Health Policy Board may require the state’s coordinated care organizations, or CCOs, spend more on those so-called social determinants of health. But where does the job end for medical professionals? Should the health care sector […]
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Here’s the lowdown on Oregon’s 15 CCOs

As the Oregon Health Authority embarks on the next contracting process for Medicaid delivery, we thought an overview of the current contractors might be useful. To that end, we’ve assembled a detailed look at the state’s 15 coordinated care organizations. Request full-text (for State Agency patrons only) Source: Here’s the lowdown on Oregon’s 15 CCOs […]
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Local CCO examines ways to improve health care

To many, obtaining steady health care can be more than daunting. This is often where coordinated care organizations, or CCOs, work to bridge the gap. Source: Local CCO examines ways to improve health care

Public interest meeting held regarding coordinated care | KTVL

Oregon Health Authority held a public input meeting at Rogue Community College Friday to provide insight on state coordinated care progress. The state created coordinated care organizations in 2012 to improve the quality of health care. Source: Public interest meeting held regarding coordinated care | KTVL

Digging into CCO Reimbursements

The Lund Report spoke with experts at the Oregon Health Authority to dig into recent rate increases announced for the state’s Medicaid-funded coordinated care organizations. Here’s what they had to say. Oregon’s coordinated care organizations are getting a raise from the state – about $8 more per Medicaid member per month than they expected to […]
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The Future of Coordinated Care to Take Center Stage

The future of coordinated care is at stake as state officials begin wrestling with new contracts that will be released next year. Since their inception in 2012, the state estimates that Medicaid-funded coordinated care organizations have kept costs growing at under 3.5 percent, saved $8.6 billion over the last 5 years and also have improved outcomes. Request […]
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ZOOM+Care Annnounces ACO Partnership With Aetna

The two companies forecast that large employers could save 15 percent compared to comparable plans as a result of coordinated care and other efficiencies. Portland-based ZOOM+Care is dipping its toe back into the world of health insurance through a partnership with Aetna that will target large, cost-conscious employers – fulfilling a prophecy the Portland-based healthcare […]
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State starts listening process for Oregon Health Plan

Oregon officials have started the process of upgrading the organizations that provide care to Oregon Health Plan members and moving toward the next phase of the state’s health care transformation. Central Oregon health officials are closely watching the potential changes to ensure the region can continue to build on its success in cutting costs, improving […]
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