The timeline has been set for the next round of CCOs by the Oregon Health Authority, which intends to award contracts this summer that will cover more than 1 million low-income Oregonians. What changes are in store?Read more
Two out of three Oregonians suffer from addiction or know someone who does. SUDs costs Oregon $6 billion annually in health care, lost productivity, and criminal justice expenses. Yet few people with SUDs seek treatment and fewer still receive it. Even after treatment, recovery can be short and relapse is common.
Our panel of experts will discuss the problems, solutions, and obstacles Oregon must consider in order to improve treatment access, integrate SUD treatment into healthcare benefits, and improve chances of a sustainable recovery.Read more
Oregon Health Forum brings together legislators from both sides of the aisle to share the health care policy bills that will emerge during the 2019 session that gets underway on January 22.Read more
Portland mayor Ted Wheeler will discuss his administration’s approach to ameliorating Portland’s homelessness crisis, followed by a reactor panel of experts.Read more
How can states (and how will Oregon) intervene to moderate skyrocketing drug prices?Read more
Single payer health care has become a salient political issue in recent years.
With the upcoming election season in mind, our panel of experts will discuss the implications of adopting single payer health care versus continuing on with our current system.Read more
The next round of contracts for the state’s coordinated care organizations is drawing near, and state officials are already discussing how to improve delivery of care to the 1 million people on the Oregon Health Plan.Read more
Panelists will examine how various social factors can affect health outcomes.Read more
The senior senator from Oregon shares his perspective on health policy developments in Washington DC.Read more