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Oregon Primary Care Providers Feel Squeeze As Pandemic Continues

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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.

FamilyCare Bumps up Primary Care Reimbursement Rate

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CEO Jeff Heatherington hopes that means more providers will see more Medicaid patients as a result

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.

New Sunnyside Health and Wellness Center Will Expand Access to High Quality Healthcare in Clackamas County

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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

CMS Announces New Initiative to Bolster Primary Care Workforce

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Demonstration will assist with training of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

March 22, 2012 -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a call for applications for a new Affordable Care Act initiative designed to strengthen primary care in the United States. Under the Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration, CMS will provide hospitals working with nursing schools to train advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with payments of up to $200 million over four years to cover the costs of APRNs’ clinical training.

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