Category Archive for: ‘Act’

Reducing Health IT Disparities: Feds Looking for Comments

The Federal Health IT Strategic Plan was released in March 2011 and it states that it will strive to: Support health information technology (heath IT) benefits for all. All Americans should have equal access to quality health care. This includes the benefits conferred by health IT.: The government will endeavor to assure that underserved and at-risk individuals enjoy these benefits …

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Client Work Group Being Formed

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) recently posted a call for nominations for a Medicare-Medicaid Integration of Care and Services Client Advisory Group. They are looking for individuals who are currently enrolled in both Medicare and the Oregon Health Plan (sometimes referred to as dual eligibles) and especially looking for clients from across the state. If you– or someone you know …

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Call for nominations: Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Board of Directors

The Oregon Health Authority is looking for qualified Oregonians to serve on the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Board of Directors: OREGON HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE BOARD OF DIRECTORS – SB 99 Deadline for application: 9 a.m., Friday, July 15, 2011 Senate Bill 99 created the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Corporation as a public corporation overseen by a nine-member Board of Directors. Board members …

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Call for nominations: Oregon Health System Transformation Workgroups

The Oregon Health Authority is looking for qualified Oregonians to serve on the Oregon Health System Transformation Workgroups: WORK GROUPS: OREGON HEALTH SYSTEM TRANSFORMATION – House Bill 3650 Deadline for application: 9 a.m., Friday, July 15, 2011 Oregon has an opportunity before us. Given the high cost of health care and the state budget realities, we all know we have to do …

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[UPDATED] SB 695 and HB 3689 – Banning BPA in Children’s Beverage Containers

Our Community Leadership Council supports the efforts of Representative Ben Cannon to bring SB 695 to a vote on the House floor. In order for that to happen he needs 31 House members to sign something called a discharge petition that would bring the bill – which has already passed the Senate and the House committee – to a vote …

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