The Oregon Health Authority has sued FamilyCare in federal court, out of apparent concern that the former coordinated care organization’s continuing dispute with the state could jeopardize 2018 Medicaid agreements with Oregon’s 15 surviving CCOs.
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Representative Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, and House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland, are reintroducing legislation that will provide greater daylight and accountability in the state’s Medicaid system, opening up their b
Coordinated care organization reimbursement rates that were announced this week included a hike in how much FamilyCare will receive in 2018 – but not enough to appease the leaders of the Portland-area CCO, who say low reimbursements are putting their nonprofit organization at risk.
Rep. Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, rolled out his coordinated care organization reform bill on Monday with the support of House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland.
Greenlick intends to build on the success of locally driven reforms to the state Medicaid program by requiring CCOs to be more transparent and more accountable while protecting the public investment in the health of the state’s children, low-income adults and disabled people.
The Oregon Health Authority reviewed how each of the state’s 16 CCOs performed on 17 incentive metrics, a report called “Oregon's Health System Transformation: CCO Metrics 2015 Mid-Year Update,” released earlier this week.
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