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Health System Transformation Bulletin
Health System Transformation
SelectedMay 2, 2016

Oregon’s waiver: Proposed renewal and amendments to Oregon’s 1115 Demonstration Waiver with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Draft application now posted! OHA will be taking comments through June 1

Oregon is working to renew its Medicaid Demonstration, or waiver, with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This waiver allows for Oregon's health system transformation. Oregon's vision for the waiver renewal is to build on the foundation of Oregon's existing health system transformation. A draft of the renewal application is now available. The Oregon Health Authority is accepting input through June 1.

Oregon Health Policy Board meets May 3 in Portland

Waiver Renewal presentation and public input opportunity

The Oregon Health Policy Boards meets May 3 in Portland. Please join us for the meeting in-person or remotely, which includes a presentation on Oregon’s Medicaid Waiver Renewal and a public comment period. View the full agenda and meeting location.

The Oral Health Program of the Public Health Division is now accepting applications for the Dental Pilot Project Evaluation Committee

The Evaluation Committee is an interdisciplinary team composed of representatives of the dental boards, professional organizations, other state regulatory bodies and interested parties that have applied to participate in evaluating a dental pilot project.

Oregon State Hospital, Junction City campus wins interior design award
IIDA NC presents Honor Awards!

The Oregon State Hospital Junction City campus was the winner of the 2016 Heal Merit Award by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). The award was presented at 12th annual honor awards ceremony in Oakland, California, last month.

CCO’s healthy lifestyle program leads to improved outcomes
Jacque Green and Austin Tyler

Willamette Valley Community Health, the coordinated care organization serving Oregon Health Plan members in the mid-Willamette Valley, is using evidence-based self-management programs to enlist members as part of the team guiding their own health care.


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