Treatment providers have “shovel ready” projects, and the Legislature allocated millions last year but the health authority has yet to make any funding decisions.
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With more withdrawals on the horizon, some health leaders say it’s time to curb the flow of profits being pulled out of the state’s health program for low-income Oregonians.
Dr. Sejal Hathi will take the reins at the Oregon Health Authority in January, becoming the agency’s fourth leader in about a year. A first generation American and primary care physician, she will lead one of Oregon’s biggest and most influential agencies, with a budget of more than $17 billion[Read More…]
Dr. Sejal Hathi, a deputy commissioner at the New Jersey Department of Health, will be the next Oregon Health Authority director.
Interviews to run Oregon’s health agency come amid a national search after Gov. Tina Kotek’s first director resigned in March after less than two months.
Faulty assessments by an Oregon Health Authority contractor delay, reduce and sometimes eliminate care for vulnerable residents, an internal agency audit found.
Rising health insurance premiums are a major reason Oregonians are spending more on health care, a state report said.
A state mental health system that often blocks treatment, with contractors trained by YouTube videos assessing patients, is under review after a whistleblower complained
Secretary of State auditors recommend changes to provide equal prescription access to all Oregon Health Plan members.
Federal auditors flagged problems in the health authority’s use of federal money to expand a facility, which is not allowed.