Oregon

In my previous “Walkabout Medical Home” blog posts I have highlighted the work Primary Health Care Organizations (PHCOs) in Australia (Medicare Locals) have done to connect people with mild to moderate mental health diagnoses to primary care or community-based services. This blog highlights the innovative work being done stateside by Oregon’s Health Share. Health Share […]

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    Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia have reporting systems that collect information from hospitals and other facilities about adverse medical events resulting in patient death or serious harm. With support from Massachusetts’ Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction, NASHP surveyed officials representing each of these reporting systems, and conducted follow-up […]

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    Part 5 in the Transforming the Workforce to Provide Better Chronic Care: The Role of Registered Nurses series. Click to see the rest of the series. Yamhill Community Care Organization (YCCO), one of 16 coordinated care organizations in Oregon, utilizes a community health nurse to manage its Community HUB program, which helps “super-utilizer” patients more […]

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    January 26, 2015 | Filed under: Oregon, Publications
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    Oregon has taken significant steps to transform its health care and early education systems. Recognizing that good health is a key component of ensuring children enter school ready to succeed, Oregon is now aligning the two systems with the ultimate goal of improving kindergarten readiness. This report, supported by the Build Initiative, describes Oregon’s approach […]

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  • Oregon Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) Program Chapter 595 of the 2009 Oregon Laws established the Oregon Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) Program within the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research (OHPR). The law required OHPR to: Define core attributes of the patient centered primary care home; Establish a simple and uniform process to identify patient […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Oregon
  • In Oregon: Medicaid services are delivered primarily through 16 Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs). The Oregon CCO is a network of all types of health care providers who have agreed to work together in their local communities to serve people who receive Medicaid coverage. (In Oregon Medicaid coverage is referred to as the Oregon Health Plan.) […]

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    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Oregon
  • (As of April 2013) At a Glance A consolidated health purchasing authority, the Oregon Health Authority, houses both Medicaid and behavioral health services; the health authority’s Division of Medical Assistance Program is responsible for Medicaid behavioral health benefits. The authority’s Addictions and Mental Health Division maintains a statewide, coordinated Children’s Mental Health System, including a […]

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    November 4, 2013 | Filed under: Oregon
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    As states and providers move away from siloed health care systems and toward integrated systems of care, care coordination has become a key area of focus. Through the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) III initiative, Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Oregon piloted and evaluated strategies to improve care coordination among primary care providers […]

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  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Oregon 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Oregon 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Oregon 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Oregon Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Oregon NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Oregon operates a separate CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Oregon
  • In June of 2011, the Oregon Legislature enacted House Bill 3650, establishing the Oregon Integrated and Coordinated Health Care Delivery System. The system consists of a statewide network of Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) that provide integrated and coordinated health care for Oregon Health Plan enrollees. CCOs will operate under a fixed global budget, with quality […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Oregon