The purpose of the COHC is to serve as the community governing board for the Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) in Central Oregon; and Connect the CCO, patients, providers, Central Oregon, and resources.
The Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt public and private community governance entity. We are dedicated to improving the health of the region and oversight of the Medicaid population and the Coordinated Care Organization (CCO). Senate Bill 204 officially created the COHC in 2011 to facilitate collaboration, regional planning, and community governance. The COHC serves as the governing entity over the region’s Coordinated Care Organization, PacificSource Community Solutions.
The “Triple Aim” is a framework designed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement that describes a method for optimizing health system performance.
The Triple Aim is:
The Triple Aim is a natural fit with the COHC’s vision and values. As a framework, it supports our strategic priority to adopt a population health-based approach to address issues in Central Oregon. For more information about the Triple Aim, click here.
The vision of the COHC is a healthier Central Oregon.
The COHC values openness and honesty in the governance and operations of our organization, as well as in our communications about the CCO. We take the following steps to be transparent to the community:
If you have any questions, please contact us.
You can visit the PacificSource Community Solutions website. The regional office in Bend is located at 2965 NE Conners Avenue, Bend, Oregon 97701.
The COHC occasionally has openings for undergraduate and graduate-level interns. Positions are typically unpaid. If you are interested in an internship opportunity, visit our “Get Involved” page.