FamilyCare still has not signed the 2015 contract amendment with the Oregon Health Authority and has refused to return the $55 million in supposed overpayments. But the CCO may have the law on its side.
In the latest salvo in its chess game with the Portland-area coordinated care organization FamilyCare, the Oregon Health Authority issued a memorandum on the eve of Thanksgiving to the other 15 CCOs asking for takers to displace FamilyCare in case of an emergency.
Portland – FamilyCare Health, the second largest Coordinated Care Organization in Oregon, is looking for new members for its Community Advisory Council (CAC).
Not everybody wants to be seen parked in front of a behavioral health building.
The lawsuit filed by FamilyCare against the Oregon Health Authority this week could have been avoided had the state agency not “stonewalled us the entire way,” Jeff Heatherington, CEO and president,
FamilyCare’s advisory council met for the first time outside of Multnomah County at the wellness center of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, where members heard that Oregon has the ninth highest suicide rate in the nation – and learned about efforts by Washington County to reduce those rat
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Coordinated care organizations born out of the Affordable Care Act to provide healthcare to Medicaid recipients in Oregon spent $2.06 billion caring for the poor in the first nine months of 2014, according to the most recent available figures filed by the 14 CCOs that have filed standardized fina
Before the year ends, FamilyCare intends to make grants to organizations serving young people between the ages of 19 and 25, as it “transitions from a benefits company to a health company,” said Bill Murray, chief operating officer, told its Community Advisory Council yesterday.
FamilyCare Inc.’s first Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) will focus on 15- to 25-year-olds.