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Oregon Health Update

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Lynne Saxton's Oregon Health Update is a monthly newsletter for anyone interested in Oregon health-related issues.​

Current Issue

April 13, 2017Transforming behavioral healthOSH superintendent retires, Metrics and Scoring Committee applications, more

Newsletter Archives

November 2016Pharmacy costs on the riseWaiver renewal, PCPCHs, CMS admin visit
October 2016Oregon uninsured rate plummetsHealth reform, waiver update, budget
July 2016A plan to modernize Oregon's public health systemBehavioral health, measuring transformation
May 2016Behavioral health collaborative launchesWaiver, Cleaner Air Oregon
December 2016Governor’s budget and next steps for Oregon’s health careGovernor's Budget; waiver renewal; stakeholder meeting
January 2017Federal officials renew health transformation in OregonWaiver provides stability; approval enables Oregon to continue improvements in care and cost containment
February 24, 201795 percent of Oregonians ...New website highlights impact of ACA on Oregon; legislative update
February 9, 2017Latest look at CCO financial healthQuarterly CCO report, hospital spending report, and more
March 10, 2017Congress reveals legislation to repeal and replace Affordable Care ActACA repeal bill; Health Policy Board recommends updates for CCOs; waiver webinar; more
March 24, 2017Report details drastic impact of congressional health care plan on OregonAHCA impact, the Road Ahead for rural health, draft air toxics framework, more