House Bill 4083 would require insurers to offer three free visits a year and assign primary health care providers for those who lack one.
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Primary and urgent care providers face high patient demand — and are increasing services — as hospitals remain crammed with COVID-19 and other patients.
Overall spending on primary care in Oregon increased in 2018, but growth in specialty and hospital care grew even more, eating up an even bigger piece of the health care economy, according to a state report released Monday.
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.
February 13, 2013 – Doctors and nurse practitioners who provide primary care to patients enrolled in FamilyCare will soon get a little more money for their time in the office.
Editor's Note: This article has been amended from an earlier version to correct and clarify aspects of the program's implementation.
Oct. 24, 2012 - The management team at the Oregon Primary Care Association (OPCA) has added three members - Howard Balshem as director of data and measurement, John Hummel as policy director and Zoe O'Neill as community health center operations manager.
April 13, 2012 -- Clackamas County Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) announces the grand opening of its new integrated primary health care clinic. The Sunnyside Health and Wellness Center is located near Clackamas Town Center at 9775 Sunnyside Road, Clackamas. It boasts fully integrated medical, behavioral and dental
care services. It was built to help meet a significant and growing need in the county for primary care services