Oregon’s Medicaid insurers directed more of their spending towards primary care than high-earning commercial insurers, according to a report released by Oregon health and business officials Wednesday.
Two dozen organizations intend to seek one of Oregon’s multi-million-dollar contracts to cover Medicaid patients from 2020 through 2024, the Oregon Health Authority announced Monday.
The state’s largest Medicaid insurer intends to apply for the next five-year round of multi-million dollar contracts.
Three Salem provider groups have announced plans to start a nonprofit coordinated care organization and to apply for one of Oregon’s next multi-million-dollar Medicaid contracts.
Gov. Kate Brown asked legislators on Friday to prioritize funding the Oregon Health Plan within the first few weeks of the legislative session.
Population-based methods work well in medicine. Answers found in simplified and controlled environments remain applicable in reality because the practice of medicine combines them with qualitative observation.