oregon health authority
The Oregon Health Authority’s behavioral health director, Royce Bowlin, is resigning effective July 3, prompting concern from advocates that high turnover in recent years is detracting from efforts to address addiction and mental health in the state.
The Oregon Health Authority reported a $30.5 million general fund shortfall as it sought to balance its books for 2017.
At the stroke of midnight, December 31, 2017, about 120,000 Oregonians will have to find all new healthcare providers within HealthShare if the inequity in funding FamilyCare is not addressed.
It Doesn’t Make Sense
FamilyCare President and CEO Jeff Heatherington promised Wednesday night to discuss with his board the possibility of staying open for three more months rather than shutting down at the end of this year as he earlier had said he would do, after dozens of angry and concerned physicians and mental