Oregon OKs 5 new health care agencies

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Oregon approved five new coordinated care organizations, bringing the total to 13 serving 33 counties.

By Sept. 1, nearly 500,000 adults and children — the majority of Oregon Health Plan members — will have access to a CCO.

The organizations plan to use community health workers to help patients focus on preventative care while coordinating behavioral, physical and dental health care.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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