Metrics and Scoring Committee to Meet by Phone November 25

What: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Metrics and Scoring Committee will meet by phone Monday, Nov. 25. The meeting’s focus will be on changes to be made in the second year of measuring the performance of coordinated care organizations (CCOs) serving Oregon Health Plan clients. To this end, the committee will review feedback from its technical advisory committee and from CCOs. The committee also will consider changes in CCO specifications for 2014.

When: Monday, November 25, 1-3 p.m.

Where: This meeting is being held by phone. To attend, call the conference line at 1-888-808-6929; participant code: 915042. Participants will be able to provide public testimony at 2:45 p.m., or when the agenda is completed.

Agenda:

--2014 meeting schedule and agendas

--Update on the decision from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding OHA’s proposal for three clinical incentive measures (diabetes blood sugar control, control of hypertension, and depression screening)

--Changes for Measurement Year 2 

For more information on the meeting, visit the board’s meeting page at www.oregon.gov/oha/Pages/metrix.aspx.

The meeting site is accessible to persons with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodation may request alternate formats, sign language interpreters, physical accessibility, or other reasonable accommodations by calling the Oregon Health Authority at 1-800-282-8096 at least 48 hours before the meeting.

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