School-Based Health Center Workgroup Meets Oct. 29


What: The second of three meetings for a workgroup – as mandated by HB2445 – to develop recommendations for:


  • Optimizing the effective and efficient use of school-based health centers (SBHC) by coordinated care organizations, including effective coordination of care and reimbursement.
  • Ensuring the coordination and disclosure of protected health information by school-based health centers in accordance with ORS 414.679.
  • Developing financial incentives described in ORS 413.225 (4).


The legislation requires the Oregon Health Authority to report on the progress of the work group to an interim committee related to health on or before Dec. 31, 2013.


When: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 8 a.m.-noon.


Where: Portland State Office Building, Room 1D, 800 NE Oregon St., Portland.

A conference line is also available:

Toll free: 1-877-848-7030

Participant code: 148921


Who: As outlined in the legislation, the workgroup consists of representatives of medical sponsors of school-based health centers; local public health authorities; school-based health center coordinators or staff; schools using school-based health centers; coordinated care organizations; and the Oregon Health Authority. For more information, visit the OHA Transformation Center site.



Review of themes from the first meeting in September;

Discussion of care coordination;

Reimbursement strategies between CCOs and SBHCs.


Details: Space is limited. This is a public meeting. 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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