School-Based Health Center Workgroup Meets Sept. 23

 

What: The first 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 (SBHCs) 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.

Agenda items include legislative background, review of goals and process and discussion of the legislatively required recommendation topics. This is a public meeting.

When: Monday, Sept. 23, 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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

Who: As outlined in the legislation, the workgroup consists of representatives of medical sponsors of SBHCs; local public health authorities; school-based health center coordinators or staff; schools using SBHCs; coordinated care organizations; and the Oregon Health Authority.

Details: Space is limited. For more information, contact Rosalyn Liu, SBHC team lead, 971-673-0248 or[email protected].

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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