Oregon Health Authority
The Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) today voted unanimously to update Oregon Health Plan (OHP) coverage for neck and back pain, by removing requirements for opioid tapering. The change will be effective October 1.
The Oregon Health Authority uncovered a phishing incident at Oregon State Hospital that affected one staff person’s email box. That email box contained patients’ health information protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).