February 13, 2013 – Doctors and nurse practitioners who provide primary care to patients enrolled in FamilyCare will soon get a little more money for their time in the office.
August 1, 2012 -- Today marks the first day that FamilyCare’s Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) will begin serving Oregon Health Plan (OHP) patients. FamilyCare is one of eight CCOs that were certified earlier this year to lead Oregon’s Health Transformation effort aimed at providing better care at a lower cost to patients. FamilyCare is the first CCO to operate in the tri-county area (Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas).
July 17, 2012 -- FamilyCare Health
June 28, 2012 -- The Oregon Health Authority has awarded FamilyCare Inc., full certification to contract with the state as a Coordinated Care Organization (CCO). The certification is effective August 1, 2012, making FamilyCare, Inc., the first CCO to operate in the tri-county area (Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas). The term of the certification is for five years, through December 31, 2017.
January 19, 2012—Oregon’s preparing to launch a major healthcare transformation that will lead to the creation of coordinated care organizations (CCOs) and integrate physical, mental and dental care for more than 600,000 people on the Oregon Health Plan.
But an important question hangs in the balance. What will happen to the millions of dollars in reserve funds now held by the managed care plans that currently provide such services?