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Oregon Pregnancy and Opioids Workgroup. 2018. Oregon Pregnancy and Opioids Workgroup recommendations. Salem, OR: Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, 27 pp.

Annotation: This document provides recommendations for the management of opioid use for pregnant women, including pregnant women with opioid-use disorder, and for care of the opioid-exposed newborn. Topics include clinical recommendations, health-systems and policy recommendations, definitions, and resources and collaborative approaches.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Narcotics, Oral health, Oregon, Pregnant women, Prescription drugs, State programs, Substance abuse, Substance dependence

Oregon Health Authority. 2017. Oral health in Oregon's CCOs: A metrics report. Salem, OR: Oregon Health Authority, 34 pp.

Annotation: This report examines oral health care data in the context of Oregon’s health system transformation, including the launch of coordinated care organizations and expansion of the state Medicaid program, Oregon Health Plan, through the Affordable Care Act. Topics include provider distribution, utilization, patient experience, care coordination, and oral health integration. Information about stakeholder groups, technical specifications, and a measure dashboard are included.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Coordination, Data analysis, Health care reform, Health care systems, Health insurance, Measures, Medicaid, Oral health, Oregon, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Service integration, State programs, Statewide planning, Trends

Oregon Health Authority. 2017. Behavioral Health Collaborative report. Salem, OR: Oregon Health Authority, 22 pp.

Annotation: This report presents recommendations for transforming the behavioral health system in Oregon into a coordinated-care model that will integrate behavioral health care with physical care and oral health care. Topics include governance and finance, standards of care and competencies, work force, and information exchange and coordination of care.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Behavior, Collaboration, Coordination, Mental health, Models, Oregon, Service integration, Statewide planning, Systems development, Work force

Oregon Health Authority. 2016. E-cigarette primer. [Salem, OR]: Oregon Health Authority, 3 pp.

Annotation: This document describes electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), the potential health risks associated with the use of e-cigarettes by adolescents and adults, the lack of evidence for and marketing of e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tools, and related policy initiatives in Oregon.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Consumer protection, Environmental exposure, Local initiatives, Marketing, Nicotine, Oregon, Poisoning, Policy development, Product safety, Smoking, State agencies, State initiatives

Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program. 2016. Oregon oral health surveillance system 2002–2015. Portland, OR: Oregon Health Authority, Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, 7 pp.

Annotation: This document provides data on key indicators of oral health in Oregon for the period 2002 through 2015. Contents include a description of each indicator and the source and frequency of data available by year. Topics include preventive oral health services for pregnant women, toddlers, children, adolescents, and adults. Data on work force, Medicaid, cancer, cleft lip/palate, and water fluoridation are included.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program, 800 N.E. Oregon Street, Suite 850, Portland, OR 97232, Telephone: (971) 673-0348 Secondary Telephone: (971) 673-0372 Fax: (971) 673-0240 E-mail: oral.health@state.or.us Web Site: https://public.health.oregon.gov/PreventionWellness/oralhealth/Pages/index.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Data sources, Dental care, Medicaid, Oral health, Oregon, Population surveillance, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Special health care needs, State surveys, Statistical data, Toddlers, Work force

Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program. 2016. Certification for local school dental sealant programs. Portland, OR: Oregon Health Authority, 6 pp.

Annotation: This document presents the final text rule requiring local school-based dental sealant programs (SBSPs) in Oregon to be certified by the Oregon Health Authority before they can provide dental sealants. Contents include guidance on the requirements for certification, the application process for certification and recertification, monitoring of SBSPs, and decertification or pro- visional certification for programs that are out of compliance. Information about certification and clinical training is also available.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program, 800 N.E. Oregon Street, Suite 850, Portland, OR 97232, Telephone: (971) 673-0348 Secondary Telephone: (971) 673-0372 Fax: (971) 673-0240 E-mail: oral.health@state.or.us Web Site: https://public.health.oregon.gov/PreventionWellness/oralhealth/Pages/index.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Administrative policy, Certification, Dental sealants, Health services delivery, Oral health, Oregon, Preventive health services, Regulations, School age children, School districts, School health programs, Schools, Standards, State legislation, Training

Oregon Oral Health Coalition, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Health Funders Collaborative. 2016. Strategic plan for oral health in Oregon: Progress report. Salem, OR: Oregon Health Authority, 18 pp.

Annotation: This biennial progress report presents an expert consensus on methods for optimizing oral health in Oregon. Contents include objectives and outcomes for each of three priority areas: infrastructure, prevention and systems of care, and workforce capacity. The report also provides an assessment of progress in each area, highlighting successes and innovative work that has contributed to meeting objectives. It is based on interviews with 50 stakeholders including care providers, insurance providers, public health experts, funders, and state leaders.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Health objectives, Measures, Oral health, Oregon, Outcome and process assessment, Prevention, Public health infrastructure, Statewide planning, Systems development, Work force

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2015. Opportunities and strategies for improving preconception health through health reform: Advancing collective impact for improved health outcomes. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 8 pp.

Annotation: This issue brief explores how states can capitalize on the opportunities presented by health reform to improve birth outcomes, particularly through preconception health. It highlights state Title V maternal and child health programs, particularly programs in three states (Michigan, Oklahoma, and Oregon) that participated in an action learning collaborative and are working to strengthen partnerships to implement preconception health activities, enhance preventive care for women, explore financing options for preconception care services, and use data to inform policy and program development. Delaware and Colorado also are featured as states that are working toward improved access to preconception care.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Collaboration, Colorado, Data, Delaware, Financing, Health care reform, Learning, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon, Policy development, Preconception care, Preventive health services, Program development, Program improvement, Public private partnerships, State MCH programs, Title V programs, Women's health

Sun B, Chi DL. 2014. Emergency department visits for non-traumatic dental problems in Oregon state. [Portland, OR]: Oral Health Funders Collaborative of Oregon and SW Washington, 47 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes data on oral-health-related emergency department use in Oregon and describes findings from qualitative analyses of oral health community stakeholder interviews. Topics include factors related to emergency department use for nontraumatic conditions (NTCs), potential solutions that could be implemented to reduce NTC-related emergency department use, and prevention-oriented policy solutions.

Contact: Oregon Community Foundation, Children's Dental Health Initiatives, 1221 S.W. Yamhill Street, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, Telephone: (503) 227-6846 Fax: (503) 274-7771 Contact E-mail: mfreeman@oregoncf.org Web Site: http://www.oregoncf.org/ocf-initiatives/children-and-families Available from the website.

Keywords: , Access to health care, Emergency room data, Health care utilization, Health services delivery, Oral health, Oregon, Policy development, Statewide planning

U.S. Government Accountability Office. 2014. Foster children: Additional federal guidance could help states better plan for oversight of psychotropic medications administered by managed care plans. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 48 pp.

Annotation: This report updates the December 2011 report published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office on foster children in selected states that were prescribed psychotropic medications at rates higher than nonfoster children in Medicaid in 2008. The current report examines instances of foster children being prescribed psychotropic medications in the following five states: Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oregon, and Texas. The report assesses the extent that documentation supported the use of psychotropic medications, describes states' policies related to psychotropic medication, and assesses the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' actions since GAO's 2011 report.

Contact: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20548, Telephone: (202) 512-3000 Secondary Telephone: E-mail: contact@gao.gov Web Site: http://www.gao.gov Available from the website. Document Number: GAO-14-362.

Keywords: Drugs, Federal initiatives, Florida, Foster children, Massachusetts, Medicaid managed care, Mental health services, Michigan, Oregon, Policy analysis, State programs, Texas, Utilization review

McManus MA, Fox HB. 2014. Lack of comparability between CHIP and ACA qualified health plans. Washington, DC: National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health , 34 pp. (Fact sheet; no. 11)

Annotation: This fact sheet compares benefits and cost-sharing requirements in separate non-Medicaid Children's Health Insurance Programs (CHIPs) and child-only qualified health plans available to families with low and moderate incomes in five geographically representative states -- Colorado, Georgia, Oregon, Texas, and West Virginia -- that enroll all or almost all of CHIP-eligible children in separate programs. Contents include a brief summary of each state's current CHIP eligibility levels for its separate CHIP programs, type of CHIP benefit package, and type of health insurance exchanges. Additional topics include coverage for 28 mandatory and optional service categories defined under the CHIP statute.

Contact: National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health , 1615 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3557 E-mail: info@thenationalalliance.org Web Site: http://www.thenationalalliance.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Children's Health Insurance Program, Colorado, Comparative analysis, Cost sharing, Eligibility, Georgia, Health care reform, Individualized health plans, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oregon, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, State programs, Texas, West Virginia

Kearney B. 2014. Strategic plan for oral health in Oregon: 2014–2020. Wilsonville, OR: Oregon Oral Health Coalition; Portland, OR: Oregon Health Authority and Oral Health Funders Collaborative, 38 pp.

Annotation: This document outlines a plan for implementing cost-effective strategies to improve oral health while reducing disparities in access and quality in Oregon. The plan includes three priority areas: infrastructure, prevention and systems of care, and work force capacity. Contents include information about the burden of oral disease; the need for a strategic plan; and objectives, strategies, and outcome measures for each priority area.

Contact: Oregon Oral Health Coalition, P.O. Box 3132, Wilsonville, OR 97070, Telephone: (971) 224-3018 Fax: (971) 224-1323 Web Site: http://www.orohc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Disease prevention, Health care systems, Oral health, Oregon, Public health infrastructure, Quality assurance, Statewide planning, Strategic plans, Work force

Hanlon C, Heider F. 2014. Bridging health care and early education system transformations to achieve kindergarten readiness in Oregon. Boston, MA: Build Initiative, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report describes how Oregon has leveraged opportunities to support a state-led, fundamental shift in how the health care and early education systems function and align with each other. Topics include why, what, and how Oregon is aligning these two systems, next steps and remaining challenges, and lessons learned. Key transformation milestones, organizational charts, and timelines of key alignment activities are also included.

Contact: Build Initiative, 89 South Street, Suite 700, Boston, MA 02111, Telephone: (617) 523-6565 E-mail: info@buildinitiative.org Web Site: http://www.buildinitiative.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Educational change, Educational reform, Health care reform, Health care systems, Integrated information systems, Kindergarten, Oregon, Organizational change, Service delivery systems, Social change, State initiatives, Systems development, Transitions, Young children

Kaiser Permanente Northwest Oral Health Initiative. 2014. Kaiser Permanente Northwest Oral Health Initiative: Final evaluation. [Oakland, CA]: Kaiser Permanente, 4 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet presents results from an initiative to improve oral health in Oregon and southwest Washington. Contents include information about activities and achievements, return on investment, building a network of services and advocates, and the likely impact of the network. Topics include increasing access to oral health care; implementing policy improvements that support oral health; enhancing oral health education for consumers, public health professionals, and health professionals; creating innovative partnerships for providing oral health care; and reaching diverse populations and communities of color.

Contact: Kaiser Permanente, One Kaiser Plaza, 19th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, Telephone: (415) 987-2223 Secondary Telephone: (800) 556-7677 Web Site: http://www.kaiserpermanente.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Advocacy, Consumer education, Cost effectiveness, Financing, Grants, Health education, Networking, Oral health, Oregon, Policy development, Professional education, Program evaluation, Public private partnerships, Regional planning, State initiatives, Underserved communities, Washington

Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program. 2013. Oregon smile survey 2012. [Portland, OR]: Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from Oregon’s statewide survey to assess the oral health status and risk for dental caries of students in first, second, and third grades attending public schools. Contents include findings on tooth decay, disparities, access to oral health care, and dental sealants. Recommendations and a description of oral health program activities are included.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program, 800 N.E. Oregon Street, Suite 850, Portland, OR 97232, Telephone: (971) 673-0348 Secondary Telephone: (971) 673-0372 Fax: (971) 673-0240 E-mail: oral.health@state.or.us Web Site: https://public.health.oregon.gov/PreventionWellness/oralhealth/Pages/index.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Health status, Oral health, Oregon, Population surveillance, School age children, Screening, State surveys, Statistical data, Trends

Artiga S, Stephens J, Perry M, Dryden S. 2013. Getting into gear for 2014: Insights from three states leading the way in preparing for outreach and enrollment in the Affordable Care Act. Menlo Park, CA: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 22 pp. (Issue brief)

Annotation: This report provides insight into preparations in Maryland, Nevada, and Oregon in creating a state-based health insurance marketplace, moving forward in state Medicaid expansion, and in preparing for outreach and enrollment. The report provides an overview of establishing their marketplaces; preparing for the Medicaid expansion; planning for marketing, outreach and enrollment; and establishing enrollment assistance resources. It also highlights the challenges encountered and overcome, the successes achieved, and key lessons that may help inform implementation efforts moving forward.

Contact: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, Telephone: (650) 854-9400 Secondary Telephone: (202) 347-5270 Fax: (650) 854-4800 Web Site: http://www.kff.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Enrollment, Health insurance, Maryland, Medicaid, Nevada, Oregon, Outreach, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, State initiatives

Henderson M, Kaye N. 2012. Policies for care coordination across systems: Lessons from ABCD III. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 28 pp.

Annotation: This paper examines the care-coordination experiences of five states (Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Oregon) that have developed pilot projects as part of Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD III) to improve care coordination for young children with or at risk for developmental delays. The paper examines common themes and policy levers that could help improve care coordination between primary care health professionals and other systems, such as systems of educational, social, or vocational services, for individuals of all ages, with a focus on policies as they relate to the cross-system care coordination being advanced in ABCD III. Topics include policies to pay for care coordination, policies supporting systemic communication, and policies supporting and sustaining quality and measurement of cross-system coordination.

Contact: National Academy for State Health Policy, 10 Free Street, Second Floor, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 874-6524 Secondary Telephone: (202) 903-0101 Fax: (207) 874-6527 E-mail: info@nashp.org Web Site: http://www.nashp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Arkansas, Child health, Communication, Costs, Early childhood development, Financing, Health care systems, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pilot projects, Primary care, Public policy, Quality assurance, Service coordination, State programs, Young children

Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Unit and Oregon Oral Health Coalition. 2012. First Tooth Train the Trainer Program. Wilsonville, OR: Oregon Oral Health Coalition, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document describes a program to reduce early childhood caries in Oregon by implementing preventive oral health services for infants and children using a train-the-trainer model. The intended audience is regional oral health champions who will provide training to local health professionals, oral health professionals, and other community providers with a stake in improving the oral health of infants and young children from birth through age 5. Contents include information about trainer prerequisites, benefits, and requirements; successful program completion; and ongoing support.

Contact: Oregon Oral Health Coalition, P.O. Box 3132, Wilsonville, OR 97070, Telephone: (971) 224-3018 Fax: (971) 224-1323 Web Site: http://www.orohc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Certification, Community based services, Continuing education, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Oral health, Oregon, Preventive health services, Primary care, Program descriptions, State programs, Technical assistance, Training, Young children

Oregon Health Authority. 2012. Preconception health recommendations for young adults with disabilities: A final report from an Action Learning Collaborative. Salem, OR: Oregon Health Authority, 27 pp.

Annotation: This report presents recommendations from the Association of Maternal and Child Health Program's Action Learning Collaborative related to preconception health care for young adults with disabilities. It includes a discussion of this population and their unique challenges; a summary of the sexuality education standards in the state of Oregon; and a set of preconception health recommendations at the individual level, relationship level, community level, and societal level. The methodology used to develop the recommendations, as discussed in the report, included literature reviews, data analysis, and a survey of youth with disabilities. The purpose of the report is not only to share recommendations but to initiate a discussion, contribute to the body of knowledge in this area, and initiate action to better address the health of youth with disabilities of reproductive age.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Disabilities, Guidelines, Oregon, Preconception care, Reports, Sexuality education, Special health care needs, Standards, State programs, Young adults, Youth

Oregon Health Authority, Maternal and Child Health. 2012. Oregon home visiting needs assessment report. Salem, OR: Oregon Health Authority, 73 pp., exec. summ. (6 pp.)

Annotation: This document summarizes methods used in Oregon's home visiting needs assessment and also provides background. It describes the number and percentage of Oregonians affected by the outcomes or risk factors specified by the federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program. Additional topics include the number of pregnant women, infants and children in need of home visiting; how difficult it is to access services; the needs of families served by home visiting and how often the needs were met; and how home visiting services meet families' needs (direct service or referral). [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Case management, Early Head Start, Early childhood development, Family support, Head Start, Healthy Start, Home visiting, MCH services, Needs assessment, Oregon, State programs

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.