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Feds approve continued Oregon innovation to Oregon Health Plan, but no mention of additional money

The federal government has approved Oregon’s request to continue innovations to the Oregon Health Plan, but there’s no mention of additional money to continue the reforms, according to a letter from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The Oregon Health Plan, the state’s version of Medicaid, provides health care services to about 1 million […]

Sobering station fully funded

Cascade Health Alliance (CHA) made a $250,000 donation this week for the construction of a new sobering station in Klamath Falls. “The primary purpose of a sobering station is to provide individual people with a safe place to sleep off the effects of alcohol. In the absence of a sobering station, such individuals are picked […]

Grant launches ‘Gear Up and Go’ at Salem Health

Skye Hibbard-Swanson, a health educator at Salem Health, and Sally Cook, a health educator at Marion County Health Department, had some big news to share. The Diabetes Care Collaborative of Marion and Polk Counties was recently awarded a grant by Willamette Valley Community Health. The almost $35,000 award will launch a program called “Gear Up […]