Legislators are looking at better ways to keep individuals and the community safe as well as making the best use of our criminal justice and mental health resources. Continue Reading Oregon Legislature Back in Action
Disability Rights Oregon works to advocate for necessary health care services, such as assistive technology and policy changes, including changes to the prioritized list of treatment conditions in the Oregon Health Plan. We are also monitoring how the new community care organizations (CCOs) are working and providing services, including legally required notices.
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Every Oregonian should have the opportunity to participate in society. Continue Reading HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
Members of the Oregon Health Plan who are fee-for-service (open card) clients received notice that they would be enrolled in Coordinated Care Organizations on November 1, 2012. Here is some information that explains what a CCO is, why the change is happening, what tribal members can do, and what else it might mean for you. … Continue Reading OHP Open Card members: New information about CCO enrollment
For Americans with disabilities, the Affordable Care Act promises to be the greatest civil rights advance in the last twenty years. Continue Reading ACA: Closing a Loophole in the ADA