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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to reducing health disparities for minority communities; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires Oregon Health Authority and coordinated care organizations to partner with regional health equity coalitions in addressing health disparities for communities of color, Indian tribes, immigrants, refugees, migrant and seasonal farmworkers, low-income populations, persons with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning communities, with communities of color as leading priority.
Requires Oregon Health Authority and coordinated care organizations to partner with regional health equity coalitions in addressing health disparities for communities of color, Indian tribes, immigrants, refugees, migrant and seasonal farmworkers, low-income populations, persons with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning communities, with communities of color as leading priority. Describes regional health equity coalitions. Requires authority and coordinated care organizations to award grants] provide funding to support work of regional health equity coalitions that meet specified criteria. Requires authority to appoint regional health equity coalition fidelity committee to oversee regional health equity coalitions statewide and establish funding criteria for coalitions. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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