As the first cone health plan in the country, Oregon Health plan has a great opportunity to take the reins from Cone Healthcare.
A number of the new features of Cone’s plan are in line with what cone has promised to offer.
For example, the new Oregon Health insurance plan will offer high-deductible policies, while Cone will offer a low-deduction health plan.
Cone also plans to offer plans with limited lifetime and low out-of-pocket costs.
The Cone health plan will be available to Oregon residents and will start offering plans on March 1.
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Encompassing a broad range of services, Oregon Health Plan’s Oregon Health Dignity Health Jobs program will save the state $2,218 per enrollee and $4,922 per employee per year, according to the plan’s website.
The program is aimed at creating jobs in the state’s health care industry and will also provide up to $1,000 in health savings for each Oregon resident.
“We are thrilled to be able to partner with the state of Oregon and work with our Oregon Health Health Plan partners to create new jobs and opportunities for Oregonians,” said Rachel LeBoeuf, president and CEO of Oregon Health.
“Oregon Health Dignities has the potential to grow to a national model that will help us to attract and retain talented, talented, and caring individuals.”
The Oregon Health Plans annual budget is $5.4 billion.
It includes $1.8 billion in additional funding for Medicaid and $3.4 million in new funding for mental health services.
The health plan plans to announce additional jobs and job growth opportunities throughout the year.
For more information on the program, visit www.oahp.gov/healthjobs.