The Oregon Health Authority released a proposal Friday for how it will deal with the backlog of jail inmates trying to get mental health treatment at the Oregon State Hospital.
Many Oregon children face a combination of serious illness plus family or other social problems, such as parental incarceration, domestic violence, mental illness or drug and alcohol abuse, says a new study that will be presented to the Oregon Health Policy Board on Tuesday.
Providence Health Assurance withdrew its application for Oregon’s $5 billion Medicaid contract, leaving 15 organizations vying for a piece of the state’s largest procurement in history, the Oregon Health Authority announced Tuesday.
More than 100 people who attended a wedding in Oregon last year were sickened by a bug unknown to most people.
The outbreak of Shigella, which only sickens people and higher primates, was the second largest in the United States in more than 30 years.
The Oregon Health Authority is still working on tightening its oversight to ensure that it doesn’t again overpay Medicaid insurers by millions of dollars.
CareOregon, the state’s largest provider of OHP Medicaid benefits, has announced new executive leadership structure, and a few faces to fill these positions.