Oregon Health Authority
Parents must provide schools and child care facilities with kids’ vaccine records
Oregon counties, tribes and community partners are using a 2019 legislative investment to continue modernizing the state’s public health system, including expanding interventions to prevent and respond to emerging disease threats.
The Supreme Court on Monday issued a ruling that lifted the injunction on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s public charge rule – a rule that makes it more difficult for immigrants to get green cards. Federal appeals courts had previously issued injunctions blocking the rule.
Oregon will receive millions in new federal funding to develop better ways to reduce health risks for children and prevent unnecessary hospital visits and foster care placements.
The Oregon Health Authority has issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s Jan. 2 decision on flavored vaping products.
The Oregon Health Authority has kicked off a series of media campaigns to educate people about the dangers of marijuana and tobacco vaping, help people quit, and encourage youth to avoid these products.
The campaigns began earlier this month and are being launched in three phases:
While the open enrollment period for private health plans ended Tuesday night, open enrollment does not apply to Medicaid or the Oregon Health Plan (OHP).
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.
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.