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James Toews to Brief Legislators on ‘Money Follows Person’

The Lund Report
Administrator of Oregon’s division for seniors and people with disabilities intends to testify at the December 15 Emergency Board
November 10, 2010 -- James Toews is likely to face another grilling by legislators about the Money Follows the Person program (MFP) when he testifies before the Emergency Board on Dec. 15.

CMS Expects Report on Money Follows the Person

The Lund Report
That report, which was due September 14, will show how the federal funds have been re-invested to expand long-term care services
October 27, 2010 -- While a multi-level investigation is still under way by the Oregon Department of Justice into the Money Follows the Person program, James Toews acknowledged that his staff is in the process of compiling financial information to submit to the federal government.  

Hospitals Unlikely to Put Mistakes in Writing

The Lund Report
Oregon hospitals are also reporting too few errors, while on their way to adopting a standard surgical checklist
February 11, 2010 -- Despite a concerted effort by the Oregon Patient Safety Commission, Oregon hospitals are falling short in providing written notice to patients that a mistake occurred within their facility.


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