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
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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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
At least 2,648 people were sterilized in Oregon between 1917 and 1981, under the banner of “eugenics” which sought to breed a better human race by preventing those with traits they deemed undesirable from having children. Continue Reading Oregon’s “Wrongful Birth” Case