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Here you'll find the latest benefit news, pharmacy updates, technical assistance webinars and other educational materials.
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|March 1, 2019||Dental Benefits and Preventative Care||Download|
|February 15, 2019||Alternative Care for Pain Management||Download|
|February 4, 2019||Psychological versus Neuropsychological Testing||Download|
|January 15, 2019||Insulin Biosimilar Products||Download|
|January 3, 2019||Opioid Provider Education: Changes Coming in March||Download|
|December 1, 2018||OHP Waiver Education||Download|
|December 1, 2018||Link to OHP Client Agreement to Pay for Health Services||Download|
|November 15, 2018||Oregon Psychiatric Access Line about Adults||Download|
|November 1, 2018||Diabetes Dental Benefit||Download|
|November 1, 2018||Graphic for Cyclic relationship of periodontal disease and diabetes||Download|
|October 15, 2018||Syphilis and other STI Rates Education Document||Download 1 of 3|
|October 15, 2018||Syphilis and other STI Staging Chart||Download 2 of 3|
|October 15, 2018||Syphilis and other STI Rates Summary||Download 3 of 3|
|October 1, 2018||Flu Vaccines||Download|
|September 15, 2018||Pregnancy Dental Benefit||Download|
|September 1, 2018||Lice Treatment||Download|
|August 15, 2018||Tobacco Cessation||Download|
|August 1, 2018||Stimulant Utilization||Download|
|July 1, 2018||Stimulant Comparison||Download|
|July 1, 2018||COPD Treatment||Download|
|July 1, 2018||Inhaler Costs||Download|
|May 1, 2018||Narcan Coverage||Download|
|May 1, 2018||Language Interpreters||Download|
The Transformation Center invites clinicians who serve Oregonians to a recorded free CME-accredited webinar focused on controlling high blood pressure. The webinar features Dr. Mark Backus, a Bend physician who was named a hypertension control champion by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Million Hearts® campaign.After this one-hour presentation, participants will be able to:
- Review CCO hypertension metric specifications
- Explain the implications of the SPRINT blood pressure study and new American Heart Association guidelines
- Illustrate the proper body position for taking blood pressure
- Identify ways for providers to improve blood pressure control
- Share strategies for clinics to improve blood pressure control
- Describe how to identify patients who require referral or special testing for their hypertension
When: Available on demand through September 20, 2019.
Webinar registration (includes pre-test questions for CME): Register Here
This new webinar series is being organized by the OHA Transformation Center and the Health Promotion & Chronic Disease Section of the OHA Public Health Division. See attached webinar series flyer for additional information.
To See Flyer Click Here
Audience: CCO transformation staff, quality and subject area leads, depending on webinar topic.
What: Tobacco cessation counseling online training for all types of providers and care team members. This training is a self-paced, online training that focuses on the Brief Tobacco Intervention and Motivational Interviewing techniques.
When: The training takes approximately 45 minutes. This self-paced course can be started, paused and resumed later as needed.
CMEs: This training has been reviewed and is accepted for up to 1.0 prescribed credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). For other licensing boards that may not pre-approve continuing education credits (for example, the Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists), please submit the certificate of participation to your accrediting body.
Access the training here: Register Here
Audience: CCOs, Clinics
The Transformation Center is hosting 11 patient-centered counseling trainings across the state. Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD, will lead a full-day, CME-accredited training focused on learning and practicing patient-centered counseling skills. CMEs are available at no cost to participants. Each training will be 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Click on the registration link above to view training dates and locations, as well as additional information about training content.
Audience: Oregon clinicians*, clinic staff and traditional health workers serving Oregon Health Plan members
Accreditation and Credit Designation: This activity has been planned and implemented through the joint providership of the Northwest Permanente, PC, Department of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development (NWP CME & PD) and the Oregon Health Authority Transformation Center. NWP CME & PD is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians and designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Register here: Register Here
Audience: Oregon Clinicians, clinic staff and traditional health workers serving Oregon Health Plan members
Oregon Health Authority Educational Opportunities
- Save the Date – Timeliness of Postpartum Care Online Learning Community. 12-1 p.m., 1st & 3rd Thursdays beginning March 21, 2019.
The OHA Transformation Center will be providing webinar-based learning sessions for CCOs, tribes, clinics and partners to learn and share strategies relating to the Timeliness of Postpartum Care CCO incentive metric.
- Session 1 (March 21): Introduction to the Timeliness of Postpartum Care CCO incentive metric (includes metric specifications, current rates and data, and an overview of the new guidance document for this metric). Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4279318343517899523
- Session 2 (April 4): Why postpartum care matters: Implications for health systems, clinics and patients. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9068986707179915779
- Session 3 (April 18): Understanding and addressing barriers to postpartum care: Systems- and clinic-level strategies. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6120776019670693123
- Sessions 4+: Will feature innovative strategies and program models from across Oregon.
Further information can be found here: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/HPA/dsi-tc/Pages/Timeliness-Postpartum-Care.aspx
Audience: CCOs, health systems, tribes, clinics^ and other partners supporting postpartum care efforts
CCO contracted health care clinicians, clinical staff and CCO staff are cordially invited to participate in a 4-session webinar series on whole health for populations experiencing mental illness. Sessions will focus on what clinicians and clinical teams can do to improve whole health for these populations, with the goal to reduce inappropriate ED utilization and hospital readmissions. See attached flyer for additional information.
Register here: https://wholehealthinmipopulations.eventbrite.com
Audience: CCOs, clinics^