PacificSource Health Plans
Emergency Messages as of 6:04 pm, Sat. Nov. 16
No information currently posted. Operating as usual.
Subscribe to receive FlashAlert messages from PacificSource Health Plans. Please use any browser other than Internet Explorer.
Primary email address for a new account:

Emergency Alerts News Releases  


Manage my existing Subscription

News Releases
PacificSource Community Solutions Contracts with WVP Health Authority - 11/07/19

(SALEM, Ore.) Nov. 7, 2019— PacificSource Community Solutions, a Coordinated Care Organization (CCO), has contracted with WVP Health Authority to serve as part of the organization’s provider network beginning January 1, 2020. PacificSource Community Solutions recently signed a contract with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to serve as the CCO in Marion and Polk Counties.

“We are pleased to welcome the WVP Health Authority to PacificSource Community Solutions’ provider network,” said Ken Provencher, president and CEO of PacificSource. “Their more than 40 years of health care experience will be a great asset as we work together to meet the needs of the Medicaid population.” 

“On behalf of our member physicians and provider organizations, we are committed to our community and our patients to ensure they continue to receive quality care and access to vital health care services,” said Dean Andretta, CFO of WVP Health Authority. “We stand ready to assist PacificSource with this transition for the benefit of the community.”

WVP Health Authority, originally known as Capitol Health Care Physicians, has been serving the health care needs of Marion and Polk Counties since 1976. The association has approximately 530 members practicing primary and specialty care, with a mission to preserve and promote the wise use of health resources in Marion and Polk Counties, and enhance the ability of physicians to act as patient advocates using a sound and ethical business environment.

 

About PacificSource:

PacificSource Community Solutions is part of the PacificSource family of companies serving its Medicaid members. PacificSource Health Plans is an independent, not-for-profit community health plan serving the Northwest. Founded in 1933, PacificSource is based in Oregon, with offices throughout the state as well as in Idaho, Montana, and Washington. The PacificSource family of companies employs more than 1100 people, serves more than 300,000 individuals, and has 3,900 employer clients throughout the Northwest. For more information visit PacificSource.com.

PacificSource Health Plans Announces 2019-2020 Community Health Excellence Program Funding Recipients - 10/21/19

(SPRINGFIELD, Ore.) Oct. 21, 2019— PacificSource Health Plans is pleased to announce the 12 healthcare organizations that will receive a combined total of more than $600,000 in funding as part of its annual Community Health Excellence (CHE) program for the 2019-2020 cycle. Now in its 10th year, the CHE program has awarded more than $5 million in community grant awards to improve community health by awarding financial support to providers advancing healthcare delivery innovations in Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and, Washington.

Through the CHE program, funding is made available for a variety of care delivery innovations including trauma-informed and culturally appropriate care, health care integration, palliative care, and chronic disease management. Applications are independently evaluated and awards go to organizations that prioritize advancing the Triple Aim and demonstrate significant positive impact for their patients, regardless of their insurance or PacificSource member status.

 

“I’m proud to see this wonderful community program reach its decade milestone,” said Ken Provencher, president and CEO of PacificSource. “Over the years since its inception, we’ve been able to see the positive results of the remarkable work being done by the grant awardees, and the profound impact their programs have had on the patients and communities they serve.”

 

The 2019-2020 CHE program grant awards include: All Season Family Care (ID), Bozeman Health Foundation (MT), Children’s Health Foundation (OR), Kaniksu Health Services (ID), La Pine Community Health Center (OR), Mercy Foundation (OR), North Bend Medical Center (OR), Oregon Medical Group (OR), Partners in Care (OR), Partnership Health Center (MT), Praxis Medical Group (OR), and Summit Medical Group (OR).

 

Three additional CHE grants totaling $111,000 were awarded through a contribution from Pacific Health Associates, a tax-exempt organization affiliated with PacificSource. Those grant recipients are Emergency Responders Health Center (ID), Mid-Columbia Medical Center (OR), and Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch (MT).

 

To be considered for the CHE program, providers must complete an online application including a detailed budget. Initial review and scoring of all applications are conducted by an independent panel of physicians with expertise and interest in community health. The next CHE grant cycle will open in January 2020. For more information, visit https://www.pacificsource.com/che-program/

About PacificSource Health Plans:

PacificSource Health Plans is an independent, not-for-profit community health plan serving the Northwest. Founded in 1933, PacificSource has local offices in Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Washington. The PacificSource family of companies employs more than 1100 people, serves more than 300,000 individuals, and has 3,900 employer clients throughout the Northwest. For more information visit PacificSource.com.