Central Oregon Select (COS) is a network of industry leading medical providers with a shared commitment to deliver high-quality care and services to self-funded employer groups and their members.
St. Charles Health System and Praxis Health have partnered with First Choice Health to deliver a direct-to-employer health plan solution through a Clinically Integrated Network (CIN) focused on managing member care. Central Oregon Select CIN integrates the shared population health resources from regional providers and healthcare organizations, with advanced analytics and plan design, to deliver high-quality care to community employers and their members.
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Central Oregon Select serves members in Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson counties, providing high-value care through St. Charles Health System, Praxis Health, and a growing number of participating provider facilities. Comprised of well-respected, independent organizations that are committed to working together, it offers a comprehensive care network to provide high-quality primary care and specialty care at a lower cost. With many participating locations and providers, members can access care where they live and work.
Local organizations including:
St. Charles Medical Group
Central Oregon MRI (COMRI)
Central Oregon Radiology Associates (CORA)
Central Oregon Pediatric Associates (COPA)
Cascade Medical Imaging
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190+ primary care providers
16 outpatient facility locations
4 hospitals, including inpatient and emergency care
4 immediate care locations
Improved Access to and Quality of Care
Helping members understand and access healthcare is a component of Central Oregon Select that is particularly crucial. Included with all plans is member navigation and advocacy services to guide members through their healthcare experience. FCH's care navigators are equipped to help members find providers, schedule appointments, discuss treatment options, estimate costs, and advocate billing. Member navigation services are integrated with network, plan design and member eligibility information to provide detailed solutions and ensure members are receiving personalized care.
Aligned Incentives and Shared Risk
Central Oregon Select Clinically Integrated Network is a true partnership aligning the clinical objectives and financial outcomes of the employer and Health System Partners through a value-based contract. The Health System Partners will participate in the employer surplus when overall claim expense is reduced and quality metrics are attained, as well as participate in the added risk if claims are higher than projected. This innovative arrangement uniquely links the Health System Partners and employer group in upside and downside risk scenarios.
Our innovative direct-to-consumer network and contracting model provide additional negotiated discounts to local employer groups. The Central Oregon Select CIN program includes market-leading unit cost discounts at participating provider groups to deliver high-quality, affordable care. Self-funded employer groups will see immediate savings to their claim liability when seeking care at these facilities.
Unique Tiered Plan Designs
First Choice Health designs flexible medical plans configured to meet the specific needs of participating employer groups. All plans include a custom 3-tier network design with lower copays and cost shares for members utilizing the Tier-1 Central Oregon Select CIN. Participating members also have access to the full First Choice Health PPO network and Out of Network providers under alternate tiers with additional member cost share.
With Central Oregon Select and First Choice Health, employers will receive the best possible value, with access to an expansive, quality, integrated network of services in the Central Oregon area.
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