Oregon

People with mental illnesses use more resources and are more expensive to cover than Medicaid enrollees without these disorders.  Moreover, the subset of adults with serious mental illness (SMI) has the highest per person cost of all disabled, non-dually eligible individuals enrolled in state Medicaid programs. Trained peer support specialists are well positioned to bridge the […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    Transition Team Bridge Inpatient to Outpatient Mental Health Services for Complex Mentally Ill

    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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    May 28, 2015 | Filed under: Behavioral Health, Oregon, State Health Policy Blog

  • Publications

    Transforming the Workforce to Provide Better Chronic Care: The Role of a Community Health Nurse in a High-Utilizer Program in Oregon

    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

  • Oregon – Medical Homes

    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

  • 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

  • Behavioral Health in the Medicaid Benefit for Children and Adolescents: 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

  • Publications

    Measuring and Improving Care Coordination: Lessons from ABCD III

    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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  • Oregon 2014 CHIP Fact Sheet

    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

  • 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

  • Oregon

    No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Oregon