Posts made in December, 2013

State Announces Payment Systems Change Delay; Provider Enrollment Agreements Still Needed

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 in 2013 Changes, Provider Payment | 0 comments

Dear Providers, Yesterday, newly-appointed ODDS Interim Director Trisha Baxter announced that Oregon is putting the brakes on its move to centralize payment to providers of brokerage services. The new target date for the change is July 1st, 2014, pending agreement between the State and SEIU. For quite some time, there has been great concern amongst brokerages, providers, and customers regarding what has been a rather rocky implementation process. Payment to our essential provider base must be top priority for our community and system. We applaud ODDS’ move to delay for solid planning and pledge to work with the Department on development of a thoughtful and thorough...

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