FamilyCare Bumps up Primary Care Reimbursement Rate

CEO Jeff Heatherington hopes that means more providers will see more Medicaid patients as a result

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.

FamilyCare CCO Begins Serving OHP Patients

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).

Oregon Health Authority Certifies FamilyCare, Inc. as a Coordinated Care Organization, First in the Tri-County Area

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.

Managed Care Plans Have $252 Million in Their Reserve Accounts

The big question is what happens to these reserves held by the 14 plans that provide healthcare to Oregon Health Plan members

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?

Senators Drawn Into Conflict Over Medicaid Policy

A fund-raising event and public hearing on the controversy occurred on the same day, raising eyebrows.
June 2, 2010 -- A fund-raising event for two prominent Democratic senators – Alan Bates and Laurie Monnes Anderson – occurred the same day as a controversial hearing on the fate of more than 10,000 children enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan.


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