Oregon Health Authority
The Oregon Health Authority has kicked off a series of media campaigns to educate people about the dangers of marijuana and tobacco vaping, help people quit, and encourage youth to avoid these products.
The campaigns began earlier this month and are being launched in three phases:
While the open enrollment period for private health plans ended Tuesday night, open enrollment does not apply to Medicaid or the Oregon Health Plan (OHP).
The Oregon Health Authority has granted Yamhill Community Care a full five-year contract to serve Oregon Health Plan members through 2024. Earlier this year, Yamhill Community Care received a one-year contract pending the completion of additional steps to meet new "CCO 2.0" requirements.
The Oregon Health Authority is announcing that three CCOs which had received one-year contracts have met the necessary requirements to earn full five-year contracts to serve Oregon Health Plan members for 2020-2024: AllCare CCO, Cascade Health Alliance, and Umpqua Health Alliance.
SALEM — With the passage of Senate Bill 889, Oregon becomes the fourth state to set a spending benchmark to rein in the rising costs of health care. Modeled after a program in Massachusetts, SB 889 creates the Oregon Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark Program.
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).