Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

Oregon health transformation on Think Out Loud this week

If you didn’t catch them, there were two health tranformation stories covered on Think Out Loud this week. Tuesday’s story on conflicting court rulings on federal health care subsidies and Wednesday’s story on mental health in Multnomah County under the Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) model.

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Short term, Oregon OK on insurance tax premiums, long term still unclear

We will continue to watch what the long term outcome will be on Oregon’s insurance tax premiums. Read more here.

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Why aren’t dental therapists being used in Oregon?

Read about how dental therapists are being used nationally, but are not yet being used in Oregon to decrease costs for basic dental services.

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What will happen to Cover Oregon after move to federal exchange?

Read about how Cover Oregon will still exist even after move to the federal exchange on November 15.

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Using info graphics to visualize health data

How can visualizations or info graphics of health data, lead to better communication? What are the health literacy implications? Read more here.

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