Tag Archives: Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs)

Cascade Health Alliance, Michael Sheets partner to increase OHP access

Cascade Health Alliance (CHA) Chief Operating Officer Annette Fowler, and the Bonanza and Merrill Clinics’ Michael Sheets, a family nurse practitioner, shook hands on Friday, Feb. 12, in agreement to increase access for Oregon Health Plan (OHP) members living in rural outlying areas of Klamath County. This includes members living in Merrill, Malin, Bonanza, Sprague […]
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OHA Director Allen outlines CCOs’ cost struggles

Oregon’s 15 coordinated care organizations, which manage Medicaid services, are required under a federal waiver to keep cost growth to 3.4 percent, a goal that has become increasingly difficult, Oregon Health Authority leaders told a legislative committee Monday. Request full-text (for State Agency patrons only) Source: OHA Director Allen outlines CCOs’ cost struggles

Medicaid Insurer Offers Opioid Addiction Treatment On Oregon Coast

A first-of-its-kind clinic just opened on the north Oregon Coast to provide opioid addiction treatment in an area that’s been hard hit by opioid-related deaths. The Seaside Recovery Center is a joint project, financed through Columbia Pacific CCO, the nonprofit coordinated care organization for Medicaid patients in Columbia, Clatsop and Tillamook counties, and run by […]
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Oregon Governor Kate Brown was in Roseburg on Wednesday to meet with leaders of Umpqua Health Alliance, the local Coordinated Care Organization. Source: GOVERNOR VISITS UMPQUA HEALTH ALLIANCE – KQEN News Radio

OHA approves Yamhill Community Care for full five-year coordinated care contract

The Oregon Health Authority has granted Yamhill Community Care a full five-year contract to serve Oregon Health Plan members through 2024. Earlier this year, Yamhill Community Care received a one-year contract pending the completion of additional steps to meet new “CCO 2.0” requirements. Services for the new contract begin January 1, 2020. Source: OHA approves […]
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Cascade Health Alliance awarded 5-year contract with OHA

Cascade Health Alliance, the coordinated care organization in Klamath County, was awarded a five-year contract with the Oregon Health Authority early this month. “In working with Oregon Health Authority through this process we were able to be awarded a five-year contract. We are excited to continue serving our members in Klamath County,” wrote Tayo Akins, […]
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Business: Oregon Health Authority grants ALLCare contract

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has approved a fire-year operating contract for coordinated care organization ALLCare to continue providing Oregon Health Plan (OHP) coverage in Curry, Jackson, Josephine, and Southern Douglas counties. ALLCare CCO, a physician-led, locally-owned and operated coordinated care organization, has been proving coverage in southern Oregon since 1994. Source: Business: Oregon Health […]
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Concerns about CCO 2.0 brought up in senate committee

Last month, former Gov. John Kitzhaber raised concerns about the direction coordinated care organizations are headed when he spoke at the 2019 Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference. Kitzhaber was the leading force behind the establishment of coordinated care organizations (CCOs) in 2012 when he was governor. With the current CCO contracts set to […]
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OHA approves AllCare, Cascade Health Alliance and Umpqua Health Alliance for full five-year coordinated care contracts

The Oregon Health Authority is announcing that three CCOs which had received one-year contracts have met the necessary requirements to earn full five-year contracts to serve Oregon Health Plan members for 2020-2024: AllCare CCO, Cascade Health Alliance, and Umpqua Health Alliance. Services for the new CCO contracts begin January 1, 2020. These contracts have been […]
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Ashland and Jackson County officials meet over jail dispute

Jackson County officials say pressuring them to boost community-wide mental health spending in exchange for supporting a larger jail doesn’t do any good because they no longer hold the purse strings for mental health care. The Jackson County Health and Human Services building in downtown Medford once bustled with mental health workers and clients coming […]
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