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  • OHA is accepting applications for the Health Plan Quality Metrics Committee


    The Oregon Health Authority is now accepting applications for the new Health Plan Quality Metrics Committee. The purpose of this committee is to align health outcome and quality measures used in Oregon to ensure that the measures and requirements are coordinated, evidence-based, and focused on a long term statewide vision.

  • Join the Oregon Health Policy Board Listening Sessions

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    OHPB is gathering input from key stakeholders, including consumers, advocates, and providers about coordinated care in Oregon. This input will be used to help shape recommendations for a report to the legislature and OHA about the future of Oregon's coordinated care organizations.is gathering input from key stakeholders, including consumers, advocates, and providers about coordinated care in Oregon. This input will be used to help shape recommendations for a report to the legislature and OHA about the future of Oregon's coordinated care organizations.

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  • Watch the Healthy Schools Facilities webinar
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    Oregon state education leaders have adopted new rules for lead test planning in schools. Watch the webinar to learn how these steps help Oregon students and families, and what state agencies are doing . The Oregon Health Authority co-hosted with the Oregon Department of Education.

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  • Growing a network of Oregon health system leaders to further transformation
    2015-2016 Clinical Innovation Fellows and Faculty

    Recently 15 emerging health system leaders from across Oregon completed a year-long Clinical Innovation Fellows program as the state continues to innovate to reach the ultimate vision of a healthy Oregon.

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  • OHA Investigating Metals Emissions in SE and N Portland
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    The Oregon Health Authority is working with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Multnomah County Health Department to investigate levels of cadmium, arsenic and chromium that were above environmental risk thresholds in areas of Southeast and North Portland. These metals were linked to emissions from two local glass factories.


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  • Recreational Marijuana Sales Start October 1, 2015
    Marijuana in Oregon - What you need to know

     

    Senate Bill 460 directs the Oregon Health Authority to allow early retail sales of some recreational marijuana products through registered medical marijuana dispensaries. Only adults age 21 and older may purchase recreational marijuana. Public use and driving under the influence of marijuana remain illegal. Visit WhatsLegalOregon.com for more information about what's legal and what's not.



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Coordinated care organizations (CCOs)
Health system transformation 
Coordinated care organizations, or CCOs, have been formed in local communities across Oregon. CCOs are networks of all types of health care providers who have agreed to work together in their local communities for people who receive health care coverage under the Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid). There are 16 CCOs in operation across the state , serving about 90 percent of Oregon Health Plan members. 

Learn more about coordinated care organizations here.
Addictions and mental health system change
Addictions and mental health system change
In addition to the work to create Coordinated Care Organizations (above), the Addictions and Mental Health Division has undertaken a parallel but separate system change effort with Oregon's county governments to restructure the publicly funded addictions and mental health system for people who are not eligible for the Oregon Health Plan.

Read more about Addictions and Mental health services
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OHA Investigating Metals Emissions in SE and N Portland

 
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