On July 9, 2019, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced its intent to award 15 organizations contracts, valued at $6 billion, to serve as Medicaid coordinated care organizations (CCO) for the Oregon Health Plan (OHP). OHA is now conducting a readiness evaluation before finalizing the contracts in the fall of 2019. Eleven of the organizations were selected for five-year contracts, and four were selected for one-year contracts. The new CCO contract services start January 1, 2020. The CCOs function as Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) that provide coordinated physical, behavioral, and oral health care. Nearly 87% of Oregon . . .