Policy and Advocacy

Update on CCO Process and How to Promote SBHC Inclusion, 12.8.11, e-newsletter

This month through mid-January, the Oregon Health Policy Board will consider a draft CCO Business Plan that incorporates public comment about what regional CCOs should look like and who they should include in their Delivery System Networks.  NOW is the time for SBHCs to position themselves as essential health providers under the CCO model. 

Education Reform Recommendations 2011, Healthy Kids Learn Better Coalition (pdf)

The Healthy Kids Learn Better Coalition developed the following recommendations to inform  Governor Kitzhaber's work on education reform.

 

SBHCs' Role in Improving Health Equity, Reducing Health Disparities - NASBHC (pdf)

The National Assembly on School-Based Health Care (NASBHC, www.nasbhc.org) published the a position statement on The Role of School Based Health Centers (SBHCs) in Improving Health Equity and Reducing Health Disparities

It is a 3 page document with great information. 

A Graphic View of Poverty in Oregon - OCPP Fact Sheet 11.9.11 (PDF)

A Graphic View of Poverty In Oregon
Oregon Center for Public Policy Fact Sheet
November 9, 2011

This Fact Sheet from the Oregon Center for Public Policy (www.ocpp.org
provides amazing data on Poverty in Oregon.


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