Health Share of Oregon’s Community Advisory Council holds public meeting on February 1

Agenda includes discussion of metrics regarding access and quality of care
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January 18, 2013 – Health Share of Oregon’s Community Advisory Council will discuss metrics regarding access and quality of care at their February 1, 2013 public meeting, to be held at Tuality Healthcare in Hillsboro. The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently gave final approval to a waiver that includes a list of 17 accountability measures for Oregon’s new coordinated care organizations, including Health Share, which are providing care to the state’s Medicaid population through the Oregon Health Plan.

The full meeting agenda can be found on the Council’s
website one week prior to each meeting.

Date: Friday, February 1, 2013

Time:

12 noon to 12:30pm: Public Comment Sign-up

12:30pm to 1pm: Public Comment*

1pm to 4pm: Regular Council Business

*Note: To speak during Public Comment, you must sign up
between 12 noon and 12:30pm.

Location:          Tuality Healthcare

Conference Rooms 1&2
335 SE 8th Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97213


Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for persons with disabilities. Those needing accommodations should contact Jacob Figas, Community Engagement Program Coordinator, at jacob@healthshareoregon.org or (503) 416-4969 at least 48 hours before the meeting.

About Health Share of Oregon Serving Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties, Health Share of Oregon is a unique community-wide partnership created to ensure quality, cost-effective care for Oregon Health Plan members. The largest of the state’s new Coordinated Care Organizations, Health Share provides an integrated community delivery system with the objective of achieving better care, better health and lower costs for
the Medicaid population and for the region.

About the Community Advisory Council
Comprised of a majority of Oregon Health Plan members, the Council plays a dual role. In addition to advising Health Share’s Board of Directors on the strategic direction of the organization, the Council also enables consumers to take an active role in improving their own health and that of their family and communities.

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