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2017

September 29, 2017 (pdf)

Attachment: STD Update Flyer

General: Benton County Health Dept. Receives National Accreditation!; Update to CDC's U.S. MEC Eligibility Criteria 

Trainings and Education:  Clinical STD Update (Wednesday, November 29 9:00-5:00)

Resources: eLearning Course: Family Planning Basics - Lesson 1: Title X Program Overview

Learning Collaborative Corner: eLearning Course: Counseling Adolescents about Sexual Coercion and Abuse; Toolkit: Encouraging Family Participation in Adolescent Decision Making   

September 1, 2017 (pdf)

General: RH Coordinators' Meeting Registration is Out!; 2016 Family Planning Annual Report (FPAR); 340B HRSA Office of Pharmacy Affairs Information System Update

Health Equity:  New Health Equity Resource for Local Health Departments; Move to End Violence 

Trainings and Education:  September Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative - Celebrating Achievements and Looking to the Future (Wednesday, September 13, 8:30-9:30)

Resources: Webinar Series: Finding Common Ground in Support of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health  

July 21, 2017 (pdf)

General: Oregon Legislature Passes Reproductive Health Equity Act; Revised CCare Supply Reimbursement Rates; Clarification on Immigration Status Types and CCare Eligibility

Health Equity:  Social Determinants of Health Infographic 

Trainings and Education:  August Webinar Canceled; Webinar: Increasing Capacity to Provide Quality Family Planning Services (Tuesday, July 25, 9:00-10:30); Recorded Webinar: Pregnancy Intention Screening, A New Solution to an Old Problem

Resources:  CCare Promotional & Health Education Materials 

July 7, 2017 (pdf)

Health Equity:  Free Health Literacy Trainings at your Service!; Grant Opportunity to Provide Prevention through Liberation

Trainings and Education:  July Webinar: New Clinic Self-Assessment Tool for Providing High-Quality Contraceptive Services (Wednesday, July 12, 8:30-9:30); Webinar: Increasing Capacity to Provide Quality Family Planning Services (Tuesday, July 25, 9:00-10:30)

Resources: New & Improved Birth Control Brochure  

Learning Collaborative Corner: Learning Collaborative Annual Plans & Next Steps

June 23, 2017 (pdf)

General: Save the Date: 2017 RHC Meeting; Reminder to Verify Client OHP Eligibility and CCO Enrollment on the Date of Service; Tips on Navigating OHA's New and Improved Website 

Trainings and Education:  eLearning Course: QFP Application Clinical Scenarios; July Webinar: New Clinic Self-Assessment Tool for Providing High-Quality Contraceptive Services (Wednesday, July 12, 8:30-9:30); Clinic Efficiency Webinar Series

Resources: Introducing a New Clinic Self-Assessment Tool for Providing High-Quality Contraceptive Services 

Learning Collaborative Corner: LC Update

June 2, 2017 (pdf)

General: New Ahlers Password System - Starting June 12th; I'm healthy! / Soy sano! Launches; Billing for Kyleena; Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) for FFY 2017

Reproductive Health Program FAQs: When a client has a legal name change, when should we update their CCare record?

Health Equity: Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative

Trainings and Education:  June Webinar: RH Program Orientation (Wednesday, June 14, 8:30-9:30); Sex Ed Boot Camp

Resources: Updated Birth Control Brochures; Improving the Patient Experience for Family Planning Clients 

May 19, 2017 (pdf)

General: Bridging Contraception

Health Equity: Webinar: Build Power for Health Equity - Strategic Practices for Local Health Departments (Thursday, June 1, 10:00-11:30); Webinar: Counseling LGBT Clients in Challenging Times (Wednesday, June 14, 12:00-1:30); Advancing Health Equity through Gender Affirming Health Systems Resource Guide

Trainings and Education:  Motivational Interview Training; June Webinar: RH Program Orientation (Wednesday, June 14, 8:30-9:30); Webinar Series: Clinic-level Strategies to Increase Effective Contraceptive Use; Sex Ed Boot Camp

Learning Collaborative Corner: MCH Training Resources - Spotlight on Adolescent Health

May 5, 2017 (pdf)

General: CCare Enrollment Form Check

Health Equity: Webinar: Counseling LGBT Clients in Challenging Times (Wednesday, June 14, 12:00-1:30); Advancing Health Equity through Gender Affirming Health System Resource Guide; Webinar: Build Power for Health Equity - Strategic Practices for Local Health Departments (Thursday, June 1, 10:00-11:30)

Trainings and Education: May Webinar: CCare Enrollment Form (Thursday, May 11th, 8:30-9:30); Motivational Interview Training; Webinar: Quality Contraceptive Services (Monday, May 15, 9:00); Sex Ed Boot Camp

Resources: Title X Program Guidelines Resources Collection

April 21, 2017 (pdf)

General: CCare Eligibility Database Reminder!; Routine Audit for CCare and OHP Claims - Save the Date for a Webinar!; New Section for the Newsletter: Health Equity

Health Equity:  National Minority Health Month 2017; Affirming Care for Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming People: Best Practices for Front-line Health Care Staff

Trainings and Education:  May Webinar: CCare Enrollment Form (Thursday, May 11th, 8:30-9:30); Motivational Interview Training

April 7, 2017 (pdf)

General: 340B Recertification Period for Title X and 318 STD Announced; Save the Date: Final Youth Engagement Conference Call

Reproductive Health Program FAQs: Do we still use the entire household income for determining a client's FPL for Title X?; May a client (either an eligible immigrant or a US citizen) who is over 20 years old enroll in CCare without a SSN?

Trainings and Education:  April Webinar: CCare Enrollment Form (Wednesday, April 12th, 8:30-9:30)

Resources:  Updated Calcium Fact Sheet; April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month; Electronic EC Wheel; Multnomah County Unveils Employee Rights on Transgender Day of Visibility

Learning Collaborative Corner: New Video Series on Adolescent Health

March 24, 2017 (pdf)

General: Changes Coming to 340B Recertification for Title X and STD; Save the Date: Youth Engagement Conference Calls

Reproductive Health Program FAQs:  Should we include a client's allowance or monetary gifts from their parents/guardians in their monthly income calculations?; What can we do to help CCare clients who don't know their SSN and cannot bring citizenship documentation to the clinic?; Do we have to enter immigration documentation information for ALL CCare clients who have eligible immigration status?

Trainings and Education:  April Webinar: CCare Enrollment Form (Wednesday, April 12th, 8:30-9:30); Webinar: Using Digital Stories as Health Education Tools (Wednesday, May 17, 11:00); Webinar: You are the Key to Cancer Prevention (Tuesday, March 30, 12:00-1:00); Oregon Teen Pregnancy Task Force Summit (Portland - Tuesday, April 18, 8:30-3:30)

Resources:  New and Updated Social Media Resources; "Queering Reproductive Justice" Toolkit; Title X Grantees Training Roundup

March 3, 2017 (pdf)

General: Revised Protocols are Online; 2017 Federal Poverty Level Guidelines; Save the Date: Youth Engagement Conference Calls

Reproductive Health Program FAQs:  Do we have to keep the CCare Enrollment Form?

Trainings and Education:  Webinar: RH Program Orientation (Wednesday, March 8th, 8:30-9:30); Webinar: Ahlers Reports & CVR Data, Part 2 (Thursday, March 9th, 8:30-9:30); April Webinar: CCare Enrollment Form (Wednesday, April 12th, 8:30-9:30)

Resources:  New Pocket-Sized Guide for Evaluation & Management Codes; HRSA Webinar: HIV/AIDS in Rural America

Learning Collaborative Corner: Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource (AYAH) Center Bulletin: Consent and Confidentiality

February 17, 2017 (pdf)

Attachment: CCO Innovation Cafe Save the Date

General: 2017 Federal Poverty Level Guidelines; CCare Household Size & Income Clarification; Teen Dating Violence Month; CCO Innovation Cafe Call for Proposals

February 3, 2017 (pdf)

General: New CCare Enrollment Requirements in Effect; Got ACA Stories? Bedsider and the RH Program Would Like to Hear Them; REMEMBER We Have a Learning Collaborative Webpage!; 2017 Legislative Session and Budget Update

Trainings and Education:  2017 RH Program Webinars Scheduled

January 18, 2017 (pdf)

General: New CCare Enrollment Form and Eligibility Database Webinars - Session Added; Program Manual: CCare Exhibits; New IUS - Kyleena

Trainings and Education: 2017 RH Program Webinars Scheduled; Webinar: Liletta Inserter Demo (Tuesday, January 24, 3:00); Webinar: Ahlers Reports & CVR Data, Part 2 (Wednesday, March 9, 8:30-9:30)


2016

December 16, 2016 (pdf)

Attachment: Ahlers ECU Report Instructions

General: New IUS - Kyleena; New CCare Enrollment Form and Eligibility Database Webinars; Notice of Post-Award Forum for Oregon ContraceptiveCare

Reproductive Health Program FAQs: Is there an easy way to look at data on effective contraceptive use (like the CCO metric)?

Trainings and Education: 2017 RH Program Webinars Scheduled

Resources: Reproductive Justice Timeline; Resources to Help Providers with Common OHP Questions and Concerns

Learning Collaborative: Funding Opportunity: Innovative Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

November 23, 2016 (pdf)

General: Statements Regarding the Recent Election: Health Care Coverage. Changes to the CCare Enrollment Form and Eligibility Database; New CCare Enrollment Form and Eligibility Database Implementation and Webinars Rescheduled; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Oregon ContraceptiveCare Administrative Rules; Reproductive Health/School-Based Health Centers Summit Meeting Materials Online

Trainings and Education:  December Webinar: RH Program Orientation (Wednesday, December 14, 9:00-10:00); Addressing Reproductive Coercion (Birth Control Sabotage) 101 (Wednesday, December 14, 10:00); Advancing Transgender Health (Tuesday, December 6, 9:00)

Resources:  Patient Rights and Responsibilities 

November 11, 2016 (pdf)

General: 2016 RHC Meeting Presentations Online; NEW CCare Enrollment Form and Remodeled CCare Eligibility Database Webinars; Rational Enquirer - Request for Submissions

Trainings and Education:  November Webinar: Offering CCare/Title X and ScreenWise - Working with Clients to Develop Best Practices (Wednesday, November 16, 9:00-10:00); December Webinar: RH Program Orientation (Wednesday, December 14, 9:00-10:00)

Resources:  A Providers Guide: Sexual Health and Your Patients; Study on Consequences of Unintended Childbearing

Learning Collaborative Corner: Webinar: Transforming Your Clinic to be Youth-Friendly (Wednesday, November 30, 10:00-11:30); Promoting Sciences-Based Approaches to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Adolescents

October 14, 2016 (pdf)

Attachments:

2017 CVR (pdf)

2017 CVR File Specifications (excel)

2017 CVR Attachments (excel)

2017 CVR Third Party Format Changes (word)

Sustainability Assessment Sites Survey (pdf)

General: Upcoming CVR Changes, Effective January 1, 2017; Share Your Highlights - Final Ask!; Data Workshop at the RH Coordinators' Meeting!; Title X Agency Reminder: Outreach & Enrollment Data

Reproductive Health Program FAQs:  What do we do if we find someone has two CCare records/accounts?; Can you remind me when we use the "Supply only encounter" button in the CCare eligibility database? Do we use this for ALL supply pick-up visits?

Trainings and Education:  November Webinar: Offering CCare/Title X and ScreenWise - Working with Clients to Develop Best Practices (Wednesday, November 16, 9:00-10:00); Two-day Motivational Workshop: What Motivates Change? Translating Theory into Practice (December 7 & 8, 8:30-4:00, Portland)

Resources:  Zika Toolkit for Healthcare Providers 

September 23, 2016 (pdf)

General: New ICD-10 Codes Effective October 1, 2016; Share Your Highlights

Reproductive Health Program FAQs:  Can someone enroll in CCare if they have Medicare coverage?; Can someone enroll in CCare if they have Medicaid coverage from another state?

Trainings and Education:  October Webinar: STD Screening & Data Collection (Wednesday, October 12, 8:30-9:30); Portland Clinical STD Update (Wednesday, November 2)

Resources: Financial Stability Calculator for Safety-Net Family Planning Centers; Ready, Set, Share! Tools for Implementing Shared Decision Making

Learning Collaborative Corner: RH Program Website Update; Youth and Caregiver Perspective to Gender-Affirming Health Care for Transgender Youth; Access Barriers to Long-Acting Contraceptives for Adolescents

September 9, 2016 (pdf)

General: Share Your Highlights

Reproductive Health Program FAQs:  What is the NVRA and what are clinics supposed to do?

Trainings and Education:  On-Demand Webinar: Title X Orientation; September Webinar: Ahlers Reports & CVR Data (Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9:00-10:00); October Webinar: STD Screening & Data Collection (Wednesday, October 12, 8:30-9:30); Webinar: Achieving Health Equity One Policy at a Time (Thursday, September 22, 12:00)

Resources:  Smoking Cessation during Pregnancy 

Learning Collaborative Corner: Webinar Series: Improving Healthcare Access for Low-Income Young Adults (18-34)

August 26, 2016 (pdf)

General: Reproductive Health Coordinators' Meeting Registration Reminder; Updated Oregon Birth Information Form

Reproductive Health Program FAQs: If a CCare client has an IUD or implant and wants it removed because of they want to get pregnant, will CCare pay for the IUD/implant removal?; If a client has applied for OHP but doesn't yet have OHP coverage, can they enroll in CCare?

Trainings and Education:  September Webinar: Ahlers Reports & CVR Data (Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9:00-10:00); October Webinar: STD Screening & Data Collection (Wednesday, October 12, 8:30-9:30)

Resources: Clinical Pathway: Determining Need for Services Among Clients of Reproductive Age

Learning Collaborative Corner: RH Learning Collaborative Youth Engagement Grant Update; CDC Report: "Adolescence - Preparing for Lifelong Health and Wellness"

August 12, 2016 (pdf)

General: I & E Committee; Oregon ContraceptiveCare Waiver Renewal Approved!

Trainings and Education:  August Webinar: RH Program Orientation (August 17, 9:00-10:00); September Webinar: Ahlers Data & Reports (September 21, 9:00-10:00); Stop. Observe. Respond to Human Trafficking (SOAR)

Learning Collaborative Corner:RH Learning Collaborative Youth Engagement Grant Due Date Extended; Adolescent Health Initiative Adolescent-Centered Environment (ACE) Assessment

July 22, 2016 (pdf)

Attachments: Ahlers Reports Instructions

General: Sad News; Protocol Revisions; Family Planning Supply News; Reminder: Ahlers Monthly Reports Now Available Online!

Trainings and Education:  August Webinar: RH Program Orientation (August 17, 9:00-10:00)

Resources: CCare Trifold Brochures; Health Education Website Pages; Zika Toolkit

Learning Collaborative Corner: NEW Learning Collaborative Webpage!; Webinar Series: Improving Healthcare Access for Low Income Young Adults

June 24, 2016 (pdf)

General: PREP Grant Request for Applications; Male Attendance at Title X Family Planning Clinics

Trainings and Education:  Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative Launch (July 20, 9:00-10:00)

Resources:  More Spanish Translations Available!; HIV Prevention Toolkit: A Gender-Responsive Approach; Resources for Providing Services to the LGBT Community

Learning Collaborative Corner: Marijuana Prevention Messages for Youth

June 10, 2016 (pdf)

General: A Little Makeover; CCare & Private Insurance; Rational Enquirer - Request for Submissions

Trainings and Education:  June Webinar: CVR, Ahlers Reports, and CCare Eligibility Database Changes (June 15, 9:00-10:00); Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative Launch (July 20, 9:00-10:00)

Resources: QFP Toolkit for Providing Quality Counseling

Learning Collaborative Corner: Learning Collaborative Survey; Annual Plans Reminder

May 27, 2016 (pdf)

General: Welcome Laura Yantz!; Reminder: 340B Recertification Period is Here! ; NVRA Reminder for CCare Providers

Trainings and Education:  June Webinar: CVR, Ahlers Reports, and CCare Eligibility Database Changes (June 15, 9:00-10:00); PPSO's 8th Annual Sex Ed Boot Camp (June 23-24)

Resources: Coming Soon: RH Program Provider Resources Website Reorganization

Learning Collaborative Corner: Learning Collaborative Survey; Recorded Webinar: Teen Health - Preventing Pregnancy & Promoting Healthy Youth

May 13, 2016 (pdf)

Attachments: Linking Adolescents to Youth-Friendly Sexual Health Services Tip Sheet

General: Reminder: Title X Sustainability Assessment Due May 31st, Reminder: 340B Recertification Period is Here!

Trainings and Education:  May Webinar: RH Program Orientation (May 18, 9:00-10:00); Webinar: Youth Marijuana Use Prevention in Oregon (May 19, 9:30); Webinar: The Impact of the ACA's Contraceptive Coverage Requirement (May 19, 12:00); June Webinar: CVR, Ahlers Reports, and CCare Eligibility Database Changes (June 15, 9:00-10:00)

Resources: EC Factsheets 

Learning Collaborative Corner: Congratulations to Harney!; Webinar: Reducing Disparities in Teen Birth Rates (May 19, 10:00); Tip Sheet: Linking Adolescents to Youth-Friendly Sexual Health Services

April 22, 2016 (pdf)

Trainings and Education:  340B Recertification Webinar (April 27, 10:00); Save the Date - 2016 RHC Meeting (October 27-28); May Webinar: RH Program Orientation (May 18, 9:00-10:00)

April 8, 2016 (pdf)

General: Annual 340B Program Recertification is Coming!; Supply News

Trainings and Education:  Required Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative (April 12 or 13); April Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative - Supporting Youth Engagement (and other FUN stuff) (April 20, 9-10); Zika Webinar (April 14, 12:30); Webinar: Integrating Community Health Workers (CHWs) Into Your Practice (April 27, 8-9)

Resources: Spanish Translations 

March 25, 2016 (pdf)

Attachments: Order Your Own Birth Control Teaching Kit

General: Title X Sustainability Assessment; Oregon Vasectomy Project Claims Deadline Extended

Trainings and Education:  Required Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative (April 12 or 13); April Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative Follow Up (April 20, 9-10), Webinar: Digging Deeper - Identifying Individuals at Increased Risk or Low Risk of Hereditary Cancer (April 28, 12-1)l; 2015 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines Webinar in Spanish; Training: Nexplanon Insertion/Removal (Milwaukie, April 29, 2:00)

Resources:  QFP Update; Order Your Own Birth Control Teaching Kit; Collaborating to Improve Health Care

March 11, 2016 (pdf)

General: Welcome Malika Edden! 

Trainings and Education:  March Webinar: CCare Eligibility Database (March. 16, 9:00); Title X Sustainability Assessment & Webinar (March 21, 11:00); Training: Nexplanon Insertion/Removal (Milwaukie, April 29, 2:00); Required Webinar for Reproductive Health Coordinators (April 12 or 13); Spanish Health Care Interpreter Training

Resources: Technical Assistance Support for Title X Clinics 

February 26, 2016 (pdf)

General: 2016 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Guidelines; Colin Stevens is Moving to California; New RH Program URLs

Trainings and Education:  Title X Sustainability Assessment & Webinar (March 21, 11:00-12:30); RH Program Webinar Schedule; March Webinar: CCare Eligibility Database (March 16, 9:00)

Resources:  Zika Resources 

February 12, 2016 (pdf)

General: Opportunity to Comment on CCare Section 1115 Waiver Renewal Application; 2016 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Guidelines; Updated Program Manual

Trainings and Education:  February Webinar: RH Program Orientation (Feb. 17, 9:00); Webinar: Protecting Patient Confidentiality (Feb. 18, 9:00); Training: Nexplanon Insertion/Removal (Milwaukie, April 29, 2:00); Webinar: Supporting LGBTQ - Best Practices for Service Providers (Feb. 25, 11:00); NFPRHA 2016 National Conference (April 17-20, Alexandria, VA); March Webinar: CCare Eligibility Database (March 16, 9:00)

Resources: 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines App; Online Training: Cost Analysis - It Pays to Know Your Costs 

January 8, 2016 (pdf)

General: Supply News; Women's Enrollment Week of Action (January 28-25); Reminder: Solicitation for Vasectomy Provider 

Trainings and Education:  NEW DATE for January Webinar: CCare Enrollment Form (January 27, 9-10); Trainings: TWO January Nexplanon Insertion Trainings

Resources: Free STI Patient Education Tool; Corrected Medication Information Sheets; Partnering with Primary Care; QFP App - For Desktop!; Funding Opportunity: iTP3




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