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The Oregon Health Authority is demanding that six coordinated care organizations that operate the state’s Medicaid program pay back nearly $100 million for alleged overpayments in the first eight months stemming from two wildly different but equally controversial rate calculations.
The Oregon Health Authority’s Public Health Division is seeking applicants to serve on a newly created Task Force on Researching the Medical and Public Health Properties of Cannabis (the Cannabis Research Task Force).
The Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division is seeking nominations of individuals interested in serving on the state Public Health Advisory Board.
The restructuring of the Oregon Health Authority has been completed, with seven new divisions now reporting to Lynne Saxton, its director.
SALEM, ORE., -- July 8, 2015 -- Oregon Health Authority began an agency-wide restructure to better deliver results in a transformed environment where coordinated care organizations are contracted to deliver health care services and public health programs align with health system transformation.
Oregon's health system transformation continued to show positive trends in health care quality and financial measures for the second year in a row. That is the overall message of the 2014 Health System Transformation report released today by the Oregon Health Authority.
The House passed the public health modernization act on Monday, ordering the Oregon Health Authority to outline a 10-year plan that will serve as a foundation to ensure public health needs are met in Oregon’s 36 counties.
Sustaining coordinated care organizations financially “dovetails with public health modernization,” according to Lynne Saxton, director of the Oregon Health Authority. “Modernization is the single greatest opportunity to integrate into the CCOs.
The lawsuit filed by FamilyCare against the Oregon Health Authority this week could have been avoided had the state agency not “stonewalled us the entire way,” Jeff Heatherington, CEO and president,