Rep. Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, has proposed two possible remedies to the turmoil of proper and adequate payments for the Oregon Medicaid system that could improve the situation both as a matter of policy and politics, even though everyone’s not likely to be pleased.
Lynne Saxton’s very close to deciding on a chief health systems officer to oversee the coordinated care organizations, and expects to announce her decision by late September, and also hire a Medicaid director by mid-October, along with an external relations director and business IT lead.
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Oregon’s 16 coordinated care organizations, born out of the Affordable Care Act to provide healthcare to people on Medicaid, appear to be entering their financial adolescence: reporting stronger profits as they grow, but not yet fully mature or ready for long-term independence.
A bill that keeps the hopes of immigrant- and low-income advocates alive for a Basic Health Plan passed the Senate by a 22-7 vote, leaving just Gov.
Moda Health isn’t the only Oregon insurer expecting to receive millions of dollars because its individual members had significantly higher medical claims last year – in what’s known as the federal risk corridor program created under the Affordable Care Act.
Southern Oregon has the state’s most concentrated presence of coordinated care organizations, with four organizations serving four counties with less than 10 percent of the state’s population.
Coordinated care organizations are delivering improved preventive and primary care at more sustainable costs.Patients and coordinated care organizations (CCOs) are starting to see the benefits of Oregon's new model for Medicaid, according to a report released today by the Oregon Health Authority.
On July 1, Health Share of Oregon, the state’s largest coordinated care organization, intends to submit its first “cultural competency platform” to Oregon Health Authority’s Office of Equity and Inclusion.