Category Archive for: ‘Act’

Call for nominations: Health Evidence Review Commission

Another opportunity to serve from the Oregon Health Authority: Governor Kitzhaber is seeking nominations and suggestions for members to the Health Evidence Review Commission, people who are committed to creating a high-value health care delivery system in Oregon. Nominations are due Sept. 30, 2011. Created during the 2011 legislative session, the Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) will replace the Health …

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Community meetings on new vision for Oregon Health Plan start Sept. 26

This is just in from the Oregon Health Authority: Please join the Oregon Health Authority for a community meeting about coming changes to the Oregon Health Plan. Under bipartisan legislation passed earlier this year, state lawmakers set a vision for local Coordinated Care Organizations with a goal of better health, better care and lower costs. This vision was driven by …

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OHA Fall Community Meetings re: CCOs

The Oregon Health Authority will hold a series of community meetings about coming changes to how services are delivered to enrollees of the Oregon Health Plan using Coordinate Care Organizations (CCOs). According to the Oregon Health Authority: The Oregon Health Policy Board and Oregon Health Authority invite you to come learn more about CCOs and local innovations near you that …

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September CCO Work Group Meetings

HB 3650, which passed with strong bipartisan support, set a vision for improving health and the quality of care while lowering costs for Oregon Health Plan members.Under HB 3650, local Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) would be responsible for administering the delivery of physical, mental, addictions, oral and other health care. These organizations would be given flexibility and incentives for care …

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OHA seeks volunteers for Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

From the OHA: The Oregon Health Authority is seeking candidates for nomination to the newly established Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Committee members serve at the pleasure of the OHA Director and are charged with tasks designed to help the agency increase the quality and lower the costs of health care. Created by legislation during the 2011 session, the Pharmacy and …

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