The Oregon Health Authority had required the insurer to expand its Oregon Health Plan provider network and improve services in Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties.
Jun 7, 2022
Sarah Lemley, executive director and co-founder of Northwest PANDAS/PANS Network, is pictured at right with Rep. Rachel Prusak (left), who has championed coverage for the condition. In the background is Kym McCornack, who is also with the network./Courtesy of Sarah Lemley
The Oregon Health Plan will cover a specialized treatment for children who have PANDAS/PANS, a neuropsychiatric condition.
May 24, 2022
PHYUSIN MYINT BEGAN IN APRIL AS CHIEF DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION OFFICER FOR HEALTH SHARE OF OREGON, A REGIONAL COORDINATED CARE ORGANIZATION THAT PROVIDES HEALTH CARE TO ABOUT 400,000 LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS OF CLACKAMAS, MULTNOMAH AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES UNDER THE OREGON HEALTH PLAN/COURTESY OF HEALTH SHARE OF OREGON
Myint will promote diversity, equity and inclusion at Health Share of Oregon, which oversees health care for about 400,000 low-income people in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties under the Oregon Health Plan.
May 17, 2022
STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE RACING TO WIN FEDERAL APPROVAL OF OREGON HEALTH PLAN CHANGES BEFORE OREGON GOV. KATE BROWN, SHOWN AT THE OREGON CONVENTION CENTER VACCINATION SITE, LEAVES OFFICE./JOSH ANDERSEN/OHSU
State officials want to use Medicaid funds for prisoner health and housing and equity programs, but records show federal officials are having a “hard time” understanding parts of the state’s reasoning.