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12 agencies, groups receive Cascade Health Alliance grants in 2019

December 12, 2018 12 agencies, groups receive Cascade Health Alliance grants in 2019 At least 12 local groups, agencies and institutions are receiving grants from Cascade Health Alliance in 2019. Cascade Health Alliance is a coordinated care organization, or CCO, that serves residents who are on the Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) in Klamath County, in […]

Umpqua Health opens Newton Creek clinic

December 5, 2018 Umpqua Health opens Newton Creek clinic Umpqua Health has opened their new Newton Creek clinic. The 25,000-square-foot facility currently has nine providers and 29 clinical staff members, with plans for an urgent care clinic and more personnel in the future. The clinic is offering care in pediatrics, primary care and behavioral health. […]

AllCare Health And It’s Community Partners Are Coming Together To Fight Homelessness

November 26, 2018 Five on 5 KOBI Sam Engel from AllCare Health & Beth Barker-Hidalgo from Oregon Coast Community Action and the Curry Homeless Coalition recently discussed the HOPE Campaign with KOBI-5. The campaign focuses on homelessness locally, the homelessness situation in Curry County and how Oregon Coast Community Action helps the homeless population there […]

Should Childhood Trauma Be Treated As A Public Health Crisis?

November 9, 2018 National Public Radio When public health officials get wind of an outbreak of Hepatitis A or influenza, they spring into action with public awareness campaigns, monitoring and outreach. But should they be acting with equal urgency when it comes to childhood trauma? A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association […]

CCOs tell Oregon Health Authority to keep medicaid local

October 4, 2018 – Portland Business Journal The boundaries and even operators of the Oregon’s 15 coordinated care organizations could change next year, when the Oregon Health Authority awards new five-year contracts. The CCOs have provided care to 1 million Oregonians on Medicaid, coordinating their physical, mental and dental needs, since they were created in 2012. […]

Advanced Health strives to get ahead of the local drug crisis

September 27, 2018 Advanced Health and their community partners are working hard to reduce the amount of overdoses caused by fentanyl. In November, there will be several free public events to raise awareness about drug problems in Southern Oregon with panels hosted by the Department of Corrections, law enforcement, health care providers, and other local […]

OHA OHP Member Survey Shows High Levels of Satisfaction with CCOs

September 11, 2018 OHA conducted a survey among OHP members in late August 2018 to gauge their satisfaction with services, in addition to ways to improve care through CCO 2.0.  Notably, 90 percent of OHP members indicated they were satisfied with the plan and the care they had received.   Read More: OHA News Release: […]