health insurance

Health Authority Medicaid audit

Audit says Oregon Health Authority wasted $88M (Bend Bulletin, 11/29/17)

Audit details misspent millions at Oregon Health Authority, recommends immediate changes (Statesman Journal, 11/29/17)

Oregon Health Authority Misspent Millions, State Audit Finds (OPB, 11/29/17)

Audit faults OHA’s inability to detect improper payments (Portland Tribune, 11/29/17)

Oregon Health Authority should improve efforts to detect and prevent improper Medicaid payments [PDF] (2017) Oregon Audits Division

Newsletter from Dennis (serial) Oregon Secretary of State

Health insurance program for Pacific Islanders

COFA Islanders Rush to Enroll, but Face Obstacles in Special Insurance Program (Lund Report, 11/8/17)

Free health insurance for COFA citizens [PDF] (2016) Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace

Using your health insurance : a step-by-step guide to understanding and using your health insurance sponsored by the COFA Premium Assistance Program [PDF] (2017) Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace

Medicaid eligibility

OHA says it met Brown’s Medicaid deadline (Bend Bulletin, 8/31/17)

Oregon removes nearly 55,000 people from Medicaid after they failed eligibility checks (Oregonian, 9/1/17)

OHA says it has cleared its Medicaid eligibility backlog (Portland Tribune, 8/31/17)

OHA finds 23K no longer qualified for Medicaid as it works through backlog (Portland Business Journal, 9/1/17)

Action plan preliminary report [PDF] (2017) Oregon Health Authority