Starting with any new CHAs or CHPs submitted in 2020 or later, CCOs are required to have a shared CHA/CHP with local public health authorities, hospitals and other CCOs, and also invite tribes that share service areas to be equal shared partners. To support that change,
CCO Guidance: Community Health Assessments and Community Health Improvement Plans provides guidance to CCOs regarding how OHA defines a "shared" CHA/CHP and when their next CHA/CHP deliverable is due. CCOs are also now required to incorporate at least two health priorities and strategies from OHA's State Health Improvement Plan. See additional information on SHIP health priorities and strategies.
2021 CHA & CHP Submission Instructions
CHA/CHP development training
The Transformation Center provides a CHA/CHP training for CCOs to partner with local public health and Tribal health departments, hospitals, and local mental health authorities to collaboratively develop CHAs and CHPs. The training is built on best practices from several industries; The Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships mode; and previous state CHA/CHP alignment work. All training resources are available in the table below.
Additional CHA/CHP training resources
Webinar recording: MAPP Evolution - A Blueprint for the Future (2/26/21). Note: This webinar includes an overview of significant updates to the MAPP framework including revised phases and assessments.
Webinar recording: The Power of Stortytelling as a Person-Centered Data Collection Method (5/5/21)
Webinar recording: Lessons Learned from Conducting a Shared CHA & CHP (6/2/21)
CHA development health data resources
The list of Data Sources for Community Health Assessments and Community Health Improvement Plans includes potential data sources organized into two main categories: data tools published by the Oregon Health Authority, and data and tools published by other organizations. Each resource includes a brief description of the information it provides, availability of sub-analysis, and a link to the resource.
The Oregon Public Health Assessment Tool (OPHAT) is the Oregon Public Health Division's web-based data query system for community health assessments. OHPAT is available for free to all state, county and tribal public health agencies in Oregon, as well as hospitals and CCOs engaged in their community health assessments. To set up an OPHAT account, contact