On November 28, 2018, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) said that in its next procurement for Medicaid Coordinated Care Organizations, the service areas will be based on counties. Currently the 15 CCOs operate in service areas defined in 2012 through the request for applications (RFA) process. Of those, nine CCOs have boundaries that follow ZIP codes, not county lines. OHA intends to release the CCO RFA in January 2019. Contract awards are anticipated in June 2019. The new contracts will go live in January 2020. The contracts will run through 2024. The stated benefit of CCO service areas based on . . .