St. Charles Announces Agreement with PacificSource

St. Charles announces agreement with PacificSource that will benefit patients and providers. St. Charles Health System announced today that it has reached an agreement with PacificSource that promotes excellence in cancer...

St. Charles to Accept Some Medicare Advantage Plans in 2024

Health system will no longer be in-network for Humana, HealthNet and WellCare Citing continued, unresolved concerns about patient care and administrative burdens, St. Charles Health System announced today it will no longer...

Central Oregon Health Council Is Hiring a Program Manager!

Come be part of an exciting, collaborative, community-centered team focused on bringing organizations and individuals together to improve the health and well-being of all Central Oregon residents. The Program Manager...

Redetermination for the Medicaid Population

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the federal government allowed Oregon to provide more benefits and services. People got more food benefits and kept their health coverage during the pandemic even if they no...

Support for Senior Enrollment: Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans

What are Medicare Advantage (MA) Plans and Dual Special Needs Plans? Medicare Advantage (also known as part C) is a type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare. These plans include...

Central Oregon Health Council Names New Executive Director, Carmen Madrid

Bend, OR | March 28, 2022 — The Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) announced that Carmen Madrid has been named executive director of the health care nonprofit, which is dedicated to improving health care delivery and...

Central Oregon Health Council Announces the Retirement of Executive Director Donna Mills

Bend, OR | Nov 17, 2021 —The Board of Directors of the Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) has announced that Executive Director Donna Mills will step down by June 30, 2022. Mills has served as the executive director of...