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Sustainable Health Care Cost Growth Target

Overview

The Oregon Legislature through Senate Bill 889 (2019 Laws) and House Bill 2081 (2021 Laws) has established the Sustainable Health Care Cost Growth Target Program within the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).

The cost of health care in Oregon has grown and is projected to grow faster than both the state economy and Oregonians’ wages. The health care cost growth target is a target for the annual per capita rate of growth of total health care spending in the state. Cost increases of health insurance companies and health care provider organizations will be compared to the growth target each year. The program will also evaluate and annually report on cost increases and drivers of health care costs.

Call for Applications: Consumer Advocates & Representatives

The Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Health Policy Board are seeking one new member for the Cost Growth Target Advisory Committee, the governance committee for the Sustainable Health Care Cost Growth Target Program. 

This call for applications is for a consumer advocate / consumer representative. The role of the consumer representative is to represent the consumer perspective on issues and actions before the Advisory Committee an facilitate dialogue on issues that affect consumers. View Recruitment Announcement here.

To Apply for the Cost Growth Target Advisory Committee: 
Please complete the Cost Growth Target Advisory Committee Interest Form and Demographic Form and submit both to HealthCare.CostTarget@oha.oregon.gov. Applications will be accepted through Friday, February 16, 2024. The new Advisory Committee members will be appointed by the Oregon Health Policy Board in March 2024.  

Contact Us

Questions?

Please email: HealthCare.CostTarget@oha.oregon.gov

Media Inquiries:

Amy Bacher, Communications
amy.bacher2@oha.oregon.gov
(503) 405-5403

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