Salem CCO earns $5M for Medicaid patients

Salem CCO earns $5M for Medicaid patients

The Oregon Health Authority, which manages and pays for the care of Oregon Health Plan patients, received nearly $5 million in incentive payments.

The payments are based on how each regional coordinated care organization performed on incentive measures such as emergency department utilization rates, adolescent immunization rates and access to care in 2013. Some CCOs also received challenge pool funds, which rewarded those that met the target on four additional measures.

In total, $47 million in the quality pool and $2.4 million in the challenge pool were distributed.

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