The Public Employee Benefit Board vendors continued to show extreme inflation in the cost of pharmaceutical drugs in reports released Tuesday, a development that could stymie efforts to make healthcare costs sustainable.
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In 2013, HealthShare used some of its transformation dollars to launch a Project ECHO pilot on psychiatric medication management with Oregon Health & Science University.
Now a second “cohort on Oregon’s North Coast has launched with Columbia Pacific CCO taking the lead.
FamilyCare’s addictions and behavioral health providers will start receiving a retroactive 125 percent increase for services rendered starting Nov. 1, according to Cindy Becker, vice president of community and government relations.
FamilyCare still has not signed the 2015 contract amendment with the Oregon Health Authority and has refused to return the $55 million in supposed overpayments. But the CCO may have the law on its side.
The Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division is seeking input and public comment on the draft 2016 Annual Synar Report, which covers October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015.
The feud between the Oregon Health Authority and FamilyCare will continue for another week after binding mediation talks over its 2015 reimbursement rates failed to produce a resolution on Tuesday.
The Oregon Health Authority is putting the finishing touches on the state’s revised designs for a Basic Health Plan, breaking considerably from earlier proposals that would have simply expanded the coordinated care organizations to cover more working-class adults.
Oregon Health Policy Board to meet November 3 in Portland
The Oregon Health Authority’s Office of Equity and Inclusion announced three Dr. Bruce Goldberg Health Equity Champions for 2015 during its annual meeting Thursday at the Oregon Convention Center.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has named its director for the new External Relations Division, which is comprised of legislative and government affairs, communications, the Office of Consumer Activities and the OHA ombudsman.