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Pop-up goMobile clinics go into the community to provide help navigating Medicaid, other services

As part of its commitment to improving community health and reaching out to the community, CareOregon and five partners—Central City Concern, Multnomah County Health Department, Planned Parenthood, Native American Youth Association and Coalition of Community Health Clinics—have launched an ongoing series of health care-related customer service clinics for Medicaid-eligible residents at locations throughout the community.

Senate Passes Bill to Help CCOs Deal with OHA

The Legislature is considering a number of bills to improve the operations of the Oregon Health Authority. SB 833 gives CCOs time to review contracts. HB 2950 allows CCOs to assist their members with re-enrollment. SB 7 requires better oversight of new IT projects at the agency.

The Senate passed a bill Thursday that serves as exhibit A into how badly things were going last year at the Oregon Health Authority, requiring the agency to give the coordinated care organizations at least a month to review contracts before the deadline to sign them.

CareOregon, CedarSinai Pilot Project Offers Affordable Housing and Health Services

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CareOregon and CedarSinai Park have joined forces to create a new affordable housing project in downtown Portland – to fund a low-income housing initiative that would offer some health and social services to residents, but not at the level of an assisted living facility.

CareOregon and CedarSinai Park have joined forces to create a new affordable housing project in downtown Portland – to fund a low-income housing initiative that would offer some health and social services to residents, but not at the level of an assisted living facility.

CareOregon Pilot Lets Members 'Barter' for Needed Services

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Give2Get program focuses on increasing social support to help members meet basic needs

It's often said that what happens in a doctor's office accounts for just a fraction of a person's total health.

With that in mind, CareOregon has created a pilot program to help members help each other meet day-to-day needs, including services like hair care, organizing or cleaning that may be beyond their reach financially.

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