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CCO health assessments and improvement plans

Background

Community health assessments (CHAs) identify key health needs and issues through systematic, comprehensive data collection and analysis. Community health improvement plans (CHPs) are long-term, systematic efforts to address community health issues, needs and priorities based on the results of community health assessment activities and the community health improvement plan process. Both CHAs and CHPs require significant partner, stakeholder, and community engagement. General definitions and information about CHAs and CHPs are available on the CDC Public Health Systems & Best Practices website.

Timeline

CCOs are required, per Oregon Revised Statue and CCO contract, to complete a CHP, based on a CHA, at least every five years. CCOs are also required to submit annual CHP progress reports. CCOs are also required to submit supplemental questionnaires along with their CHA, CHP and CHP progress reports. Full questionnaire templates are available on the Guidance and Training webpage.

Guidance and training

The OHA Transformation Center has relevant guidance, training and upcoming technical assistance opportunities for CCOs, as well as any required questionnaires.

CCO CHA and CHP submissions

See the most recently submitted CCO CHAs and CHPs, as well as links to local public health and hospital community health assessments and improvement plans. 

Reports

2018 Senate Bill 902 Report on CCOs' Community Health Improvement Plans: Services to Children and Adolescents

Contact

If you have questions, please contact Tom Cogswell (thomas.cogswell@dhsoha.state.or.us).

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