Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Medical 'Chaperones' Rule Stirs Opposition, Rewrite In the face of widespread opposition, the Oregon Medical Board has tapped the brakes on a rule requiring “medical chaperones” be present during sensitive examinations. Nov 30, 2021 Premium Image SABINE VAN ERP/PIXABAY Nurse Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Oregon Long-term Care Company A nurse practitioner alleges in a federal whistleblower lawsuit she was fired after she raised concerns about Medicare fraud while at a Eugene long-term care facility. Nov 4, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon CCOs Prepare To Serve Children’s Social And Emotional Needs Under a “first in the country” metric, Medicaid providers must prove their plans are improving the social and emotional health of children up to age 5 within the next three years. Sep 23, 2021 Premium Image LUND REPORT ILLUSTRATION/OSPIRG Medical Debt Contributes To Majority Of Oregon Bankruptcies, Report Finds Roughly 4,800 Oregonians filing for bankruptcy in 2019 listed medical bills among their debts, according to a new report. Sep 9, 2021 Premium Image LATINOS WERE AMONG THE PATIENTS AT AN OHSU VACCINATION CLINIC IN HILLSBORO IN MAY, 2021./JOSH ANDERSEN/OHSU Comparison Of CCO Vaccination Rates Umpqua Health Alliance has the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rate among Oregon's coordinated care organizations at 30%. Aug 23, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Prices In Oregon For Many Common Medical Procedures Have Surged, Data Show Prices also varied wildly from one hospital to another, which the state says underscores the importance of Oregon’s new cost-growth control program. Jul 22, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Health Authority Finalizes COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives For CCOs The plan will allocate about $25 million to reward coordinated care organizations that boost the vaccine rates of their members. Jun 18, 2021 Premium Image Rural Clackamas County in Oregon. | SHUTTERSTOCK CCOs Face Major Challenge Increasing Vaccination Rates In Umpqua County, for example, only 17% of Oregon Health Plan members are fully vaccinated -- just below the rate in Eastern Oregon. Jun 7, 2021 Premium Image Oregon State Hospital in Salem. | JESSICA FLOUM/THE LUND REPORT Patient Sues Oregon State Hospital Over Alleged Sexual Abuse In its response, the Salem-based facility acknowledged it investigated and substantiated a sexual abuse claim tied to the patient. Jun 7, 2021 Premium Image PFC Juan Carlos Rojas administers COVID-19 vaccine to licensed massage therapist with Serenity Hospice Jason Mayberry at the state fairgrounds in Salem. | ABIGAIL DOLLINS/SALEM STATESMAN JOURNAL CCOs, Providers Push Back On State COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Plan The Oregon Health Authority is rewriting its plan to radically increase vaccination of Medicaid members, after coordinated care organizations say the goal is unattainable May 28, 2021 Premium First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Current page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to Access & Quality Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates. Email Address Get Involved COVERING MEASURE 110Help us investigate the implementation of Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.