DHS Five-Minute Update on Oregon
April 5, 2012
CCO Letters of intent
This past Tuesday, April 2,
OHA received more than 50 letters of intent from organizations interested in
applying to become Coordinated Care Organizations. Based on the letters, there
is support for forming CCOs in every county in Oregon. The letters are
required for any entity to be eligible to apply to be a CCO. The letters of
intent are posted on health.oregon.gov.
You can also read the news
release online that announces the posting of the letters of intent. The
next step for potential Coordinated Care Organizations is to submit the first
part of their application by April 30 and the second by May 14.
CCOs are topic at Portland City
Club Friday, April 6
Tomorrow, Bruce Goldberg,
M.D., director of the Oregon Health Authority, and Mike Bonetto,
health policy advisor to Governor Kitzhaber, will speak at the Portland City
Club about Oregon’s
direction on health system transformation and Coordinated Care Organizations.
The City Club is Friday from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. and if you are unable to
attend, you can hear it on OPB radio at 7 p.m. Friday or on KBPS (1450 am in Portland) at 9 a.m.
Saturday. Or catch it on a variety of TV stations.