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Oregon Health Policy Board Wrangles With Double Whammy Of New Challenges, Fewer Resources

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Health care officials and providers say Oregon faces a "new normal" and must prepare for the worst as the pandemic continues. 

By the Metrics: FamilyCare vs Health Share

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Reports and surveys show the two CCOs achieving similar statistical results, but state officials acknowledge that current metrics need improvement. More FamilyCare members report poor mental health than Health Share members.

As tens of thousands of FamilyCare members receive letters about the end of their coordinated care organization and their pending switch to Health Share, state leaders have repeatedly emphasized that both Portland-area Medicai

One-third of CCOs Managed to Reach Patient Access Benchmark in 2013

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The 15 CCOs also split $47 million that was distributed based on their quality scores and, overall, the total dollars represented 2 percent of their monthly payments.

Since 2012, the Oregon Health Authority has been working on the transition to a Coordinated Care Organization model, measuring performance along the way. Although 2013 was the first full year of operation, the data shows there’s still much to work ahead.

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