Oregon Health Authority
January 12, 2012 -- The state of Oregon is looking for health care providers to adopt a primary care model designed for better health and lower costs. Across the state, more than 80 clinics already have applied to be officially recognized by the state as “patient-centered primary care homes.”
November 16, 2011 --Almost 70 percent of Oregon tobacco users want to quit, and those who use the free Oregon Tobacco Quit Line have a better chance of breaking their addiction for good. New online coaching services, in addition to phone coaching, make the Quit Line more convenient and accessible than ever.
August 19, 2010 -- The Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Health Policy Board will host six community meetings around the state in early September to solicit public comment.
These meetings will provide opportunities for public input on Oregon's Comprehensive Plan for Health Reform and for the Health Insurance Exchange, a central marketplace for purchasing health insurance.
Each meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the following cities:
December 17, 2009 -- Nominations are being accepted for three Oregon Health Policy Board committees. Applications for the Health Systems Performance Committee and the Medical Liability Task Force will close Thurs., December 31, 2009. The deadline to submit an application for the Oregon Health Improvement Plan Committee is Wed., January 6, 2010.