oregon health authority
The group represents small businesses, low-income consumers, advocates and students
December 20, 2010 – A 10-member consumer advisory group has been appointed by the Oregon Health Authority to assist staff in planning and development of a statewide health insurance exchange.
Governor-elect John Kitzhaber will ultimately decide if health industry representatives can sit on its board
Discussion is under way about integrating mental health and long-term care services into the Medicaid managed care plans
He wants to consolidate physical health, mental health and long-term care services, handing that authority to the Medicaid managed care plans
November 17, 2010 -- Even before he takes the oath of office, Governor-elect John Kitzhaber has some changes in mind when it comes to the Oregon Health Plan, which was created under his leadership as Senate President.
Oregon officials are preparing a multi-million dollar grant to develop an electronic technology system for the health insurance exchange
After a series of public forums the Oregon Health Authority is left with strong public engagement but little direct mandate
September 16, 2010 -- This time last year, a series of town hall meetings would have garnered far different reactions than the cordial tones state officials have encountered recently in a series of public forums around the state about healthcare reform.
Although cutbacks probably won’t occur until next July, serious discussions are under way
August 25, 2010 -- With Oregon facing a $2.7 billion deficit next biennium, health insurance benefits for the state’s 52,000 employees could be drastically reduced.