Coordinated Care Organizations Come to the Valley

, Posted: Wed, April 25 2012 at 8:08 AM, Updated: Wed, April 25 2012 at 8:09 AM

Big changes to the Oregon health plan coming this summer has local professionals concerned.

Oregon Health Authority Director Dr. Bruce Goldberg spoke with practitioners yesterday about the coming changes.

Calling practices to sign up to be “coordinated care organizations”where practitioners work closely together-- to help lower costs for low-income patients.

The changes come after the recent legislature session, when Governor John Kitzhaber proposed the regional plan.

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