The Portland-area coordinated care organization FamilyCare will be raising its primary care rates in August to match those of commercial insurance -- a remarkable decision given Medicaid’s historical practice of reimbursing physicians less than all health insurance types.
Oregon Health & Science University is going home this session with its biggest coup in a decade -- the Oregon Legislature has decided to stretch its borrowing limit to provide the $200 million demand that will help t
FamilyCare, Inc. is sponsoring additional FREE flu clinics over the next two weeks and encouraging other health plans to do the same in response to recent reports of increased influenza cases.
Each of Oregon's 16 coordinated care organizations has been tasked with the creation of a community health improvement plan – and the draft plan presented before FamilyCare's community advisory council last week focused on improving the health of “transition-age” youth – usually defined as youth
FamilyCare, Inc.’s Community Advisory Council will hold a public meeting from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 17, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, the Mount St. Helens Room, 1000 N.E.
October 14, 2013 – FamilyCare Health Plans announces two new preferred provider organization (PPO) Medicare Advantage Plans for people living in Clackamas, Morrow, Multnomah, Umatilla, and Washington Counties in Oregon.
October 7, 2013 -- Ever since it launched the tri-county area’s first coordinated care organization (CCO), health care organizations around the country have sought advice from FamilyCare, Inc. on how best to streamline health care, especially with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the horizon.
June 21, 2013 – Resa Bradeen, M.D., a board certified pediatrician, has joined FamilyCare Health Plans as the assistant medical director. FamilyCare, a coordinated care organization, serves about 54,000 people on the Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) and Medicare.
April 16, 2013 - An innovative partnership between, FamilyCare, Inc., and the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (THPRD) aims to combat the obesity epidemic by promoting fitness for the whole family. Thanks to this partnership, families enrolled in the pilot program have received three-month family passes that can be used at any THPRD facility in the Beaverton area.
April 16, 2013 — Rep. Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, has put forth a compromise bill that would ensure greater public scrutiny of coordinated care organizations without putting them under Oregon’s public meetings law.