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Alissa Robbins
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Oregon Health Policy Board to meet May 6 in Portland

What: The Oregon Health Policy Board will hold its monthly meeting May 6 in Portland. The board will hear an update on the status of its December 2013 recommendations to Governor Kitzhaber, including reports on the Sustainable Health Expenditures work group and the work group to spread the coordinated care model. The board will also receive reports on the Workforce Committee, OHA’s internal transformation plan, and CCOs and Early Learning Hubs. Public testimony will be heard beginning at 11:15 a.m.


When: Tuesday, May 6, 8:30-11:30 a.m.


Where: Market Square Building, ninth floor, 1515 S.W. Fifth Ave, Portland. The meeting will also be available via live Web stream. A link to the live stream and a recording of the meeting will be posted on the board’s meeting page at www.oregon.gov/oha/OHPB/Pages/2014-OHPB-Meetings.aspx.



  • Status report of Recommendation Two: revised charter, proposed new term: “sustainable health expenditures”;
  • Status report of Recommendation Four: proposed charter for work group to spread coordinated care model;
  • Workforce Committee: Demographic and geographic profile of Oregon’s population and current healthcare workforce;
  • OHA Internal Transformation Plan update;
  • CCOs and Early Learning Hubs;
  • Public testimony.


For more information on the meeting, visit the board’s meeting page at www.oregon.gov/oha/OHPB/Pages/2014-OHPB-Meetings.aspx.


The meeting site is accessible to persons with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodation may request alternate formats, sign language interpreters, physical accessibility, or other reasonable accommodations by calling the Oregon Health Authority at 1-800-282-8096 at least 48 hours before the meeting.


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