Health Share of Oregon

Health Share of Oregon Earns 100% of Potential Oregon Health Authority Performance Metric Funds

Metro area coordinated care organization is awarded $13.7 million, which will be reinvested in continuing Oregon’s health reform efforts.

Health Share of Oregon, the state’s largest coordinated care organization (CCO), has successfully met the requisite Oregon Health Authority’s 2014 Performance Metrics and will receive an incentive award of $13,720,133, the maximum amount available.

Health Share of Oregon Holds Community Open House Monday, May 12 at Beaverton City Library

Health Share of Oregon, the state’s largest coordinated care organization, has been serving Oregon Health Plan members in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties for over a year.

As part of our efforts to improve health care delivery, Health Share is holding community open houses throughout the Tri-County area over the next several months to learn more from providers and the community about what we are doing well and what we can do better in delivering the Oregon Health Plan.

Health Care Study Explores the Impact of Housing on Health Care Use, Costs and Outcomes

Survey of residents at Bud Clark Commons shows a 55 percent reduction in health care costs when individuals have stable housing and access to health care services

A recent study of residents at The Apartments (at Bud Clark Commons indicates a direct relationship between stable housing and both the reduction in health care costs and in improved health care outcomes for Medicaid members. The study, conducted by the Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE) at Providence Portland Medical Center on behalf of Health Share of Oregon and Home Forward, found that health care costs, including emergency room visits and hospitalizations, fell by over 50 percent in the first six months after a resident moved into stable housing, and continued to dip in the second and third years after moving in. Concurrently, residents reported significant reductions in unmet needs for physical and mental health care and better health overall.

Community Advisory Council announces focus areas for Health Share of Oregon’s 2014-2015 Community Health Improvement Plan

Year-long assessment designates Behavioral Health and Chronic Disease as population health priorities

After nearly a year of inquiry and analysis, the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHA) Committee, a subset of Health Share of Oregon’s Community Advisory Council (CAC), has designated Behavioral Health and Chronic Disease as the two priorities for focus in Health Share’s Commu

Health Share of Oregon Receives $500k Grant to Launch Mental Health Treatment Program for Former Offenders in Multnomah County

The Lund Report
First “forensic” ACT program will focus on justice-involved individuals diagnosed with severe mental illness to reduce police contact by 75%

Health Share of Oregon, the state’s largest coordinated care organization, has been awarded a $499,999 grant by the Addictions and Mental Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority to develop a Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) program to assist adults who experience the most seve


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