“Things are awesome but there may be a recession coming.” Rep. Rob Nosse confirms his understanding of the state’s budget situation. The Spotlight Issue this Week: Governor’s Recommended Budget (GRB) is released The governor’s health care budget prioritizes children’s health, health transformation (CCO 2.0) and closes the Medicaid funding gap of $830 billion Governor Kate … Continue reading December Legislative Days Update
Oregon General Election Update November 7, 2018 Click above for Katy's 2018 election report. OCEP can bring the legislatives updates to you in person, contact us if you'd like a visit to your practice group!
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July 2018: The OCCP, which was slated to ramp up a pilot program in July, has been suspended after Oregon Health Authority officials determined the cost and complexity were prohibitive. While the intent of the bill was to streamline the credentialing process, reduce the burden on practitioners and eliminate duplication, there were significant challenges that made … Continue reading Breaking News: End of Oregon Common Credentialing Program (OCCP)
Primary Election Update 2018
2018 Legislative Session Final Report Click the above link for a PDF report from our Government Affairs Director, Katy King, on the 2018 Legislative Session.
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OCEP will hold its next Board Meeting on Monday, December 11th, 9 am at the Oregon Medical Association offices. The meeting is open to members, however certain agenda items may be board-only. For more information, please contact Liz @ email@example.com
Oregon ACEP Council Delegates Evangeline Sokol MD, John Moorhead MD, Michelle Shaw MD, Samuel Kim MD, and Michael McCaskill MD represented Oregon docs at the 2017 ACEP Council meeting. Resolutions voted on included increasing diversity in the College, expanding involvement and participation of EMRA members, and various strategies to address the opioid crisis. Nationally, ACEP … Continue reading Oregon ACEP heads to the ACEP Council & ACEP17
Oregon Revised Statute 441.750 requires hospitals to report statistical information to the Public Health Division about patients under 18 years of age who have attempted suicide. The Public Health Division has developed, in partnership with Oregon hospital emergency departments, a new electronic data reporting system known as ESSENCE that can now be used to gather … Continue reading Changes to Adolescent Suicide Reporting (ORS 441.750)