Oregon’s hospitals are focusing on improving patient safety and the quality of care they provide, according to the second annual report of the Oregon Health Authority’s Hospital Transformation Performance Program.
The Oregon Health Policy Board will hold its monthly meeting April 5 at the OHSU Center for Health and Healing in Portland. The board will hear an update on Oregon’s 1115 Waiver with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and discuss primary, preventive and chronic care.
What: The regular meeting of the Oregon Health Authority Metrics and Scoring Committee.
When: Friday, February 26, 9 a.m. to noon. Public testimony will be heard at 9:25 a.m.
What: A telephone-only public meeting of the Oregon Health Authority Hospital Performance Metrics Advisory Committee.
Oregon’s mid-year Health System Transformation report lays out the progress of Oregon’s coordinated care organizations (CCOs) on key quality and financial measures. For the first time, the report includes two new measures: effective contraceptive use and dental sealants.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) received notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that its 2015 redeveloped rates for coordinated care organizations (CCOs), submitted in an actuarial certification dated August 28, 2015, meet all federal requirements.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has named Lori Coyner state Medicaid director. As state Medicaid director, she is Oregon’s point of contact with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and manages policy conversations regarding the state’s contract with the federal government.
Oregon Health Policy Board to meet November 3 in Portland
The Oregon Health Policy Board will hold its monthly meeting April 7 in Astoria at the Astoria City Hall. The board will receive a brief legislative update.