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PrimaryHealth, Which Didn't Get A Contract, Leads CCOs For Bonuses

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Using cash incentives, the state is nudging coordinated care organizations into doing a better job on key health measures such as getting sealants on children's teeth and reducing the use of hospital emergency rooms for mental health crises.

One-third of CCOs Managed to Reach Patient Access Benchmark in 2013

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The 15 CCOs also split $47 million that was distributed based on their quality scores and, overall, the total dollars represented 2 percent of their monthly payments.

Since 2012, the Oregon Health Authority has been working on the transition to a Coordinated Care Organization model, measuring performance along the way. Although 2013 was the first full year of operation, the data shows there’s still much to work ahead.

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