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FCO Information for Commercial Insurance Carriers



Please read the Family Connects October Status update to learn more about the FCO Medical Director Dr. Benjamin Hoffman and the Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) 333-006-0180-0190, which were filed and will be effective January 1, 2023 
Please see the Permanent Administrative Order from more details and file rule language.

If you have any questions or feedback that you would like to share, please let us know via the Family Connects Oregon Question and Feedback form.


Rate and Coding guidance

Certified Newborn Nurse Home Visiting Providers

Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS)

  • ORS 433.301 requires the Oregon Health Authority to design the universal newborn nurse home visiting program to be flexible to meet the needs of the communities where the program operates and adopt criteria for universal newborn nurse home visiting services that must be covered by health benefit plans in accordance with ORS 743A.078.

Oregon Administrative Rules (OARS)

  • Administrative rules in chapter 333, division 6 provide administrative oversight of the Universally Offered Newborn Nurse Home Visiting Program as defined in SB 526 (Oregon Laws 2019, chapter 552), which passed during the 2019 Legislative Session.

FCO Technical Assistance Procedure

Please see the FCO Technical Assistance Procedure for the procedure for commercial insurance carriers and newborn nurse home visiting providers to receive technical assistance from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) regarding:

  • Credentialing
  • Contracting
  • Billing processes 

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FCO Program Team
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