Oregon Health Authority
Emergency Messages as of 8:00 pm, Fri. Oct. 15
No information currently posted.
Subscribe to receive FlashAlert messages from Oregon Health Authority.
Primary email address for a new account:

And/or follow our FlashAlerts via Twitter

About FlashAlert on Twitter:

FlashAlert utilizes the free service Twitter to distribute emergency text messages. While you are welcome to register your cell phone text message address directly into the FlashAlert system, we recommend that you simply "follow" the FlashAlert account for Oregon Health Authority by clicking on the link below and logging in to (or creating) your free Twitter account. Twitter sends messages out exceptionally fast thanks to arrangements they have made with the cell phone companies.

Click here to add Oregon Health Authority to your Twitter account or create one.


Hide this Message

Manage my existing Subscription

News Release
HERC's Behavioral Health Advisory Panel meets October 18, virtually - 09/20/21

September 20, 2021

Contacts: Philip Schmidt, 503-383-6079, philip.schmidt@dshoha.state.or.us  (media inquiries)

Daphne Peck, 503-580-9792, c.info@dhsoha.state.or.us">herc.info@dhsoha.state.or.us (meeting information or accommodation)

HERC’s Behavioral Health Advisory Panel meets October 18, virtually

What: A public meeting of the Health Evidence Review Commission’s Behavioral Health Advisory Panel

When: October 18, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Where: Virtual meeting https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1616565370?pwd=NUx6TFF3SXdCaUJLOUtheHUyOXYzUT09 

Meeting ID: 161 656 5370 | Passcode: 162790 
One tap mobile: +16692545252,,1616565370#,,,,*162790#

Note: Unscheduled testimony will not be allowed at the meeting. If you think you may want to testify, please complete the survey to sign up at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/herc-public-comment by Thursday, 10/14/2021, noon. If you decide not to testify, you can always decline later. If you need assistance in signing up for public testimony, please call Daphne Peck at 503-503-580-9792.

Written testimony (up to 1,000 words per sender per topic) will be accepted until 10/14/21, noon. Please email C.Info@dhsoha.state.or.us">HERC.Info@dhsoha.state.or.us

Items scheduled for discussion could include, but may not be limited to, the following topics: 

  • 2022 CPT code changes related to behavioral health or substance use disorder
  • Adjustment disorders line update 
  • Nightmare disorder 
  • Screening for adverse childhood events (ACEs)
  • Changes to the Prioritized List related to the OHA SUD waiver

For more information about the meeting, visit the committee’s website at https://www.oregon.gov/oha/HPA/DSI-HERC/Pages/Meetings-Public.aspx. The meeting agenda and materials will be available one week before the meeting. 

# # #

Everyone has a right to know about and use Oregon Health Authority (OHA) programs and services. OHA provides free help. Some examples of the free help OHA can provide are:

•         Sign language and spoken language interpreters

•         Written materials in other languages

•         Braille

•         Large print

•         Audio and other formats

If you need help or have questions, please contact Daphne Peck at 503-580-9792, 711 TTY or c.info@dhsoha.state.or.us">herc.info@dhsoha.state.or.us at least 48 hours before the event. Written comments are also welcome at c.info@dhsoha.state.or.us">herc.info@dhsoha.state.or.us.

View more news releases from Oregon Health Authority.