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The Oregon Primary Care Office is part of the Oregon Health Authority’s Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research. The office provides access to critical information and data regarding health care capacity, quality, cost, and implementation of health care transformation.

Read more about the Primary Care Office.


  • Safety Net Database allows Easy Access to Finding Local Clinics



    OHPR and the Primary Care Office now offer a user-friendly database of the more than 300 clinics around Oregon that provide access to health service for patients, regardless of their ability to pay.  

  • Why Oregon?


    Oregon is considered a career destination state for the practice of primary care.   

  • New Medicaid Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program is now open

    Oregon’s new Medicaid Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program has begun! This program offers financial assistance available to providers of primary care who commit to serving Medicaid patients, as a tool to ensure access to care for the more than 200,000 Oregonians who are newly covered under Medicaid.

  • J-1 Waiver Program: Filling a critical medical care gap


    This doctor is one of 58 currently working in 14 Oregon counties under the J-1 waiver program. Without them, many of the local residents would not have access to the medical expertise they bring.

  • 2014 HPSA Maps Published

    The PCO has published new maps that display Oregon’s Health Care Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) for 2014 in Primary Care, Mental Health and Dental Health.   

    To access the maps

Workforce Programs
Provider Resources
Data & Reports
HPSA Designation
Workforce Retention
National Health Services Corps
Physician Visa Waiver Program
Medicaid Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Administrative Standards for Health Profession Student Clinical Training
NHSC Loan Repayment Program

Migrant Health
Safety Net Clinics
Health Equity

Workforce Partners
Safety Net Database