Entries by Coalition for a Healthy Oregon

CCO Highlight – Advanced Health

All our member CCOs are doing stellar things during this pandemic to aid their communities, but this week we wanted to share what Advanced Health CCO, located Coos Bay, is doing for its members! In Coos Bay, Oregon, elderly folks make up about 28 percent of the city’s population, with a similar proportion in Curry […]

How will the CARES Act affect Oregonians & Our Health Care System?

Last week, the federal government passed a stimulus package aptly named the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This policy provides resources for individuals, small businesses, health care providers, hospital systems, corporations, and many more. We’ve all heard about the federal legislation that will supposedly provide cash payments to Americans, but what does […]

Oregon Receives Approval of Important Medicaid Waivers

Late last week, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) received word from the Centers on Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that most of our state’s 1135 waiver has been approved. This federal document allows flexibility in our Medicaid delivery system during times of crisis, in order to allow providers and coordinated care organizations (CCOs) to pivot […]

CCO Highlight—AllCare Health

While all of our member CCOs are doing amazing things in their communities, this week, we decided to highlight the work that AllCare Health has been putting in to ensure that the children in their service area do not go hungry, despite the closure of schools. Most children attending school in the Three Rivers School […]

CCOs Aid Oregonians during Pandemic

As Oregon grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, CCOs are well positioned to help Oregonians access health care. At its core, the CCO model is designed to keep people out of emergency departments (EDs) and hospitals. All our member CCOs (Advanced Health, AllCare Health, Cascade Health Alliance, Trillium Community Health Plan, and Umpqua Health Alliance) are […]