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Metrics and Scoring Committee

Overview

Metrics and quality measures are used by the Oregon Health Authority to determine whether Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) are effectively and adequately improving care, making quality care accessible, eliminating health disparities, and controlling costs for the populations that they serve.

The Metrics and Scoring Committee was established in 2012 by Senate Bill 1580 for the purpose of recommending outcomes and quality measures for Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs). The nine members are appointed by the Director of the Oregon Health Authority and serve two-year terms. Membership must include:

  • Three members at large;
  • Three individuals with expertise in health outcomes measures; and
  • Three representatives of coordinated care organizations.

The committee is responsible for identifying outcome and quality measures, including measures of outcome and quality for ambulatory care, chemical dependency and mental health treatment, oral health care and all other health services provided by CCOs.

Committee vision: Continue to lead on, and expand influence of, incentive measures to improve the health of Oregonians, through health system transformation and cross-system collaboration.

The Metrics and Scoring Committee is a public body that accepts and welcomes public comments related to discussion topics. Read the public testimony guide to learn more. 

Committee Membership Opportunity

 The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is currently accepting applications to participate in two of its health metrics committees: the Health Plan Quality Metrics Committee (HPQMC), and the CCO Metrics and Scoring Committee (MSC). We are especially interested in candidates with experience in health equity promotion, behavioral health, issues of health care cost containment, and health care quality measurement.
 
 
Applications are due by 5pm on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The attached application should include a resume or a brief biographical sketch.
 
  • The HPQMC is seeking three new members for terms beginning in May 2019: (a) health care provider; (b) member representing large employer or multiple employer arrangements; and (c) Health Care Consumer.
  • The MSC is seeking two members for terms beginning in August 2019: (a) health quality measurement expert and (b) member‐at‐large.
  • For both committees, members serve initial two‐year terms and may be re‐appointed for two additional one‐year terms, for a total of four years on the Committee.
 
Please send any questions to: metrics.questions@state.or.us.

Resources

Next Meeting

The Metrics and Scoring Committee meets the third Friday of each month. 

 

2019 Meetings


Archived Meetings

Contact Us

Questions?

Metrics.Questions@dhsoha.state.or.us

Media Inquiries:

Allyson Hagen
503-449.6457
allyson.hagen@state.or.us


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