OHPB Seeks Feedback on CCOs from Primary Care Providers and Other Stakeholders

08/29/16  Portland, Ore.

The OHPB) will hold a series of community meetings across the state in September and October to gather public input about Oregon’s coordinated care organizations (CCOs) and how they deliver services to Oregon’s most vulnerable citizens.

OHPB members will visit communities around the state to hear input about CCOs. An online survey will provide an opportunity for input for those not able to attend a community meeting. Public testimony is also welcome at the OHBP’s regularly scheduled board meetings. They will use your comments and views to develop policy that will shape the future of coordinated care in Oregon.

Who: OHPB wants to hear from Oregon Health Plan members, advocates, primary care providers and other stakeholders about what the future of Oregon’s CCOs should look like, as the board develops the next Action Plan for Health.

What: Input will be used for a report to the Governor, the Legislature and OHA delivered in January 2017.

When: The board welcomes all public input and testimony to inform their recommendations. Listening session dates, times and locations are as follows:

  • Bend: Thursday, September 1, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Deschutes National Forest Supervisor’s Office, Aspen Ponderosa conference room, 63095 Deschutes Market Rd
  • Tillamook: Friday, September 9, 4-6:30 p.m., Port of Tillamook Bay Officers’ Mess Hall, 6825 Officers Row
  • Medford: Wednesday, September 21, 5:30-8 p.m., Inn at Commons, 200 N Riverside Ave
  • Eugene: Monday, September 26, noon to 2:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 1685 W 13th Ave
  • Hermiston: Friday, October 7, noon to 2:30 p.m., Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center, 1705 E Airport Rd
  • Portland: Tuesday, October 18, 4:30-7 p.m., Ambridge Center Ballroom, 1333 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

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More information will be posted on the board’s meeting page at http://www.oregon.gov/oha/OHPB/Pages/cc-future.aspx.

About the Patient-Centered Primary Care Home Program

Patient-Centered Primary Care Homes (PCPCH) are health care clinics that have been recognized by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) for their commitment to providing high quality, patient-centered care. The PCPCH Program administers the application, recognition, and verification process for practices applying to become Patient-Centered Primary Care Homes. The program is also working with stakeholders across Oregon to support adoption of the primary care home model. For more information visit www.PrimaryCareHome.oregon.gov.