2022 Annual Conference

Conference Program

The CCO Oregon 2022 Annual Conference: Celebrating 10 years of Oregon’s Coordinated Care Model was hosted at the Salem Convention Center on Thursday, September 29th. Review the full agenda and conference program.

The conference, which attracted 300 attendees, began with opening remarks from Samantha Shepherd, Executive Director of CCO Oregon and Jeremiah Rigsby, CCO Oregon Board of Directors and Chief of Staff, CareOregon.

Opening remarks were followed by a 10-year celebration video and a keynote address by former Governor John Kitzhhaber.

In the afternoon, attendees watched a video address from U.S Senator Jeff Merkley

Video address from Senator Jeff Merkley

followed by a Behavioral Health panel of elected officials from the Oregon State Legislature:

  • State Senator Kate Lieber, Co-Chair, Joint Ways andMeans, Subcommittee on Human Services; Member, Senate Committee on Human Services,Mental Health, and Recovery
  • State Representative Raquel Moore-Green, Vice-Chair, House Committee on Behavioral Health; Member, House Committee on Health Care
  • State Representative Tawna Sanchez, Co-Chair, Joint Committee on Ways and Means
  • Judge Nan Waller, Oregon Judicial Department,Multnomah County
  • Dana Hittle, Interim Medicaid Director, Oregon Health Authority

The panel was facilitated by Bill Bouska, Director of Government Relations, Samaritan Health Services.

Behavioral Health Panel

The 2022 conference featured 12 presentations exemplifying the innovative and thoughtful work happening in coordinated care. Review the full agenda with abstracts and conference program

Check out the presenter bios and click on the links below to view presentation slides.

Thank you to our 2022 annual conference sponsors and exhibitors!