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Reproductive Health Program Newsletters

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Issue Index


2016

 

June 24, 2016 (pdf)

 
General: PREP Grant Request for Applications; Male Attendance at Title X Family Planning Clinics
 
Trainings and Education:  Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative Launch (July 13, 9:00-10:00)
 
Resources:  More Spanish Translations Available!; HIV Prevention Toolkit: A Gender-Responsive Approach; Resources for Providing Services to the LGBT Community
 
Learning Collaborative Corner: Marijuana Prevention Messages for Youth
 
   

June 10, 2016 (pdf)

 
 
General: A Little Makeover; CCare & Private Insurance; Rational Enquirer - Request for Submissions
 
Trainings and Education:  June Webinar: CVR, Ahlers Reports, and CCare Eligibility Database Changes (June 15, 9:00-10:00); Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative Launch (July 13, 9:00-10:00)
 
Resources: QFP Toolkit for Providing Quality Counseling
 
Learning Collaborative Corner: Learning Collaborative Survey; Annual Plans Reminder
 
   

May 27, 2016 (pdf)

 
 
General: Welcome Laura Yantz!; Reminder: 340B Recertification Period is Here! ; NVRA Reminder for CCare Providers
 
Trainings and Education:  June Webinar: CVR, Ahlers Reports, and CCare Eligibility Database Changes (June 15, 9:00-10:00); PPSO's 8th Annual Sex Ed Boot Camp (June 23-24)
 
Resources: Coming Soon: RH Program Provider Resources Website Reorganization
 
Learning Collaborative Corner: Learning Collaborative Survey; Recorded Webinar: Teen Health - Preventing Pregnancy & Promoting Healthy Youth
 
   

May 13, 2016 (pdf)

 

Linking Adolescents to Youth-Friendly Sexual Health Services Tip Sheet

General: Reminder: Title X Sustainability Assessment Due May 31st, Reminder: 340B Recertification Period is Here!
 
Trainings and Education:  May Webinar: RH Program Orientation (May 18, 9:00-10:00); Webinar: Youth Marijuana Use Prevention in Oregon (May 19, 9:30); Webinar: The Impact of the ACA's Contraceptive Coverage Requirement (May 19, 12:00); June Webinar: CVR, Ahlers Reports, and CCare Eligibility Database Changes (June 15, 9:00-10:00)
 
Resources: EC Factsheets 
 
Learning Collaborative Corner: Congratulations to Harney!; Webinar: Reducing Disparities in Teen Birth Rates (May 19, 10:00); Tip Sheet: Linking Adolescents to Youth-Friendly Sexual Health Services
 
   

April 22, 2016 (pdf)

 
Trainings and Education:  340B Recertification Webinar (April 27, 10:00); Save the Date - 2016 RHC Meeting (October 27-28); May Webinar: RH Program Orientation (May 18, 9:00-10:00)  
 
 

April 8, 2016 (pdf)

 
General: Annual 340B Program Recertification is Coming!; Supply News
 
Trainings and Education:  Required Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative (April 12 or 13); April Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative - Supporting Youth Engagement (and other FUN stuff) (April 20, 9-10); Zika Webinar (April 14, 12:30); Webinar: Integrating Community Health Workers (CHWs) Into Your Practice (April 27, 8-9)
 
Resources: Spanish Translations 
 
 

March 25, 2016 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: Title X Sustainability Assessment; Oregon Vasectomy Project Claims Deadline Extended
 
Trainings and Education:  Required Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative (April 12 or 13); April Webinar: RH Learning Collaborative Follow Up (April 20, 9-10), Webinar: Digging Deeper - Identifying Individuals at Increased Risk or Low Risk of Hereditary Cancer (April 28, 12-1)l; 2015 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines Webinar in Spanish; Training: Nexplanon Insertion/Removal (Milwaukie, April 29, 2:00)
 
Resources:  QFP Update; Order Your Own Birth Control Teaching Kit; Collaborating to Improve Health Care
 
 

March 11, 2016 (pdf)

 
General: Welcome Malika Edden!   
 
Trainings and Education:  March Webinar: CCare Eligibility Database (March. 16, 9:00); Title X Sustainability Assessment & Webinar (March 21, 11:00); Training: Nexplanon Insertion/Removal (Milwaukie, April 29, 2:00); Required Webinar for Reproductive Health Coordinators (April 12 or 13); Spanish Health Care Interpreter Training
 
Resources: Technical Assistance Support for Title X Clinics 
 
 

February 26, 2016 (pdf)

 
General: 2016 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Guidelines; Colin Stevens is Moving to California; New RH Program URLs  
 
Trainings and Education:  Title X Sustainability Assessment & Webinar (March 21, 11:00-12:30); RH Program Webinar Schedule; March Webinar: CCare Eligibility Database (March 16, 9:00)
 
Resources:  Zika Resources 
 
 

February 12, 2016 (pdf)

 
General: Opportunity to Comment on CCare Section 1115 Waiver Renewal Application; 2016 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Guidelines; Updated Program Manual  
 
Trainings and Education:  February Webinar: RH Program Orientation (Feb. 17, 9:00); Webinar: Protecting Patient Confidentiality (Feb. 18, 9:00); Training: Nexplanon Insertion/Removal (Milwaukie, April 29, 2:00); Webinar: Supporting LGBTQ - Best Practices for Service Providers (Feb. 25, 11:00); NFPRHA 2016 National Conference (April 17-20, Alexandria, VA); March Webinar: CCare Eligibility Database (March 16, 9:00)
 
Resources: 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines App; Online Training: Cost Analysis - It Pays to Know Your Costs 
 
 

January 8, 2016 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: Supply News; Women's Enrollment Week of Action (January 28-25); Reminder: Solicitation for Vasectomy Provider 
 
Trainings and Education:  NEW DATE for January Webinar: CCare Enrollment Form (January 27, 9-10); Trainings: TWO January Nexplanon Insertion Trainings
 
Resources: Free STI Patient Education Tool; Corrected Medication Information Sheets; Partnering with Primary Care; QFP App - For Desktop!; Funding Opportunity: iTP3
 
 

 

2015

 

December 11, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: Required Provider Calls: Updated January Mailing; Revised Consent for Sterilization Forms; 2016 CVR Changes, Effective January 1st, Marsha Brantley Retires December 31st
 
Trainings and Education:  New Monthly RH Program Trainings; Oregon Eligibility (ONE) Community Partner Training Requirements; Free Webinar: How to Access Liletta (December 10th, 8:00 am); Free Webinar: Shared Decision Making in Contraceptive Counseling (December 15th, 2:00 pm)
 
Resources: New Medication Information Sheets; New Ahlers Report on Effective Contraceptive Use (ECU)
 
 

November 11, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: Implementation of HB 2879: Pharmacist Prescribing of Hormonal Contraceptives; Have You Heard the News?: 2015 RHC Meeting Presentations Available Online; By Popular Demand; 2015 RH Champion Awards
 
Resources: My Health, My Voice: A Woman's Step by Step Guide to Using Health Insurance; Immigrations Status & Eligibility; Syphilis Awareness Campaign
 
 

October 23, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: 2015 Reproductive Health Coordinators' Meeting Goes Green(er): Supply Purchasing News; New 211 Mobil App; Q Corp's 2015 "Information for a Health Oregon" Report Released; Certified Application Counselor Training Extended to January 31, 2016
 
Trainings and Education:  Training: Nexplanon Insertion (Portland, November 5th, 5:30 pm): Webinar: Gearing Up for Open Enrollment (November 2nd, 12:00-1:30)
 
Resources: Birth Control Brochures; 2016 Open Enrollment Materials Available Online; Get America Covered
 
 

October 9, 2015 (pdf)

General: Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) 2015 
 
Trainings and Education: FREE Clinical Training: LARC Training and Nexplanon Insertion (Portland, Oct. 22nd); Training: Nexplanon Insertion (Portland, Nov.5th, 5:30 pm); Webinar: Engaging Patients in Discussions about Reproductive Plans (Oct. 26th, 12:00); Webinar: HIT-Byte: Financial Reporting Capabilities of Integrated EHR Systems (Oct. 22nd, 11:00 am); Training: Clinical STD Update with Optional Clinical Practicum (Portland, Oct. 13th)
 
Resources: New Resource on Improving Reproductive Health for Trans Men in Oregon
 
 

September 25, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:

General: Reminder: ICD-10 Implementation October 1,02015!; Updated CVR for ICD-10 Conversion; Introducing our new Public Health Nurse, Carol Easter!; Reminder to Register for 2015 Reproductive Health Coordinators' (RHC) Meeting; Nominate Your Co-Workers!

Trainings and Education: FREE Insertion Trainings in Medford October 23rd; Training: Nexplanon Insertion (Bend, October 13th, 6:30 pm) : Workshop: Motivational Interviewing (Portland, December 3-4, 2015)

Resources: Healthier Pregnancy Initiative: New Website with FREE Continuing Education Credits

 

September 11, 2015 (pdf)

General: New Virtual Coffee Breaks 

Trainings and Education: FREE Training: Improving Women's Access to IUDs and Implants (Portland, Oct 22nd); Enrollment Assister Webinar: LGBT Cultural Competency Training (Sept 16th, 11 am); Training: Nexplanon Insertion (Portland, Oct 8th, 6 pm); Training: STD Update for Clinicians with Optional Clinical Practicum (Portland, Oct 13th)

Resources: FREE QFP App Now Available for both Android & iOS

 

August 28, 2015 (pdf)

General: ICD-10 is Coming!; Reminder About Changes in Patient Numbers; New Website for ella®; Nominate Your Colleagues! 

Trainings and Education: FREE Training: Improving Women's Access to IUDs and Implants (Portland, Oct 22nd); September Happy Hour for Health Professionals (Portland, Sept 24th, 4-7pm)

Resources: Training Resources Package for Family Planning; Insurance Enrollment Resources

 

August 14, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:

General: Opportunity to Comment on CCare Section 1115 Waiver Renewal Application; Registration for 2015 Reproductive Health Coordinators' (RHC) Meeting; Notice of Changes to OARs - Updating References from ICD-9 to ICD-10 

Trainings and Education: Webinar: Clinical Care for Gender Nonconformation & Transgender Adolescents (Sept. 10th, 12-1:30); Independent Study Series: Clinically Competent & Culturally Proficient Care for Transgender & Gender Variant Patients

 

July 24, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:

General: 3rd Quarter Maximum Supply Reimbursement Rates for CCare; CD Summary on LARC Use Among Adolescents; Program Manual Updates; Connie Clark Leaving RH Program 

Trainings and Education: Webinar: Special Enrollment Period for Survivors: How the ACA Can Help Patients Experiencing Domestic & Interpersonal Violence; Webinar: Ahlers CVR Data Reports  

Resources: Effective & Promising Sexual Violence Prevention Programs

 

July 10, 2015 (pdf)

General: Reminder: Clinic and Staff Changes; Protocols are Posted!!!; New Diaphragm on the Market; Sterilization Method under Review 

Trainings and Education: Webinar: Ahlers CVR Data Reports; Training: LARC Insertion/Removal (July 23rd); Webinars: Health Insurance Enrollment: 

Resources: Bedsider Provider Network; Transition to Ten: Are You Ready?

 

June 26, 2015 (pdf)

General: Reminder for CCare Clients Born in Oregon 

Trainings and Education: Training: Nexplanon Insertion; Webinar: Achieving Pregnancy: Assessment, Counseling and Education; QFP Training: Virtual Coffee Breaks; Online Courses: The Science of Sex and Gender in Human Health

Resources: QFP Outreach and Enrollment Grant Opportunity (Due July 14th)

 

June 12, 2015 (pdf)

General: ICD-9 to ICD-10 Crosswalk & Program Manual Exhibit Updates; 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines; Clarification on Pap and Chlamydia Test Dates on CVR; FAQs Addressing Preventive Services Covered Under the ACA without Out-of-Pocket Expenses; Provider Call: Meaningful Use (June 25th 12:30-1:30) 

Trainings and Education: Webinar: Transforming Communication with Integrated Health Literacy Strategies; Webinar: What about the Guys? Men's Reproductive Health: Programmatic Strategies & Lessons Learned; Conference: Intersections of Change: Health, Equity, Advocacy; Webinar: Building Competencies and Respect in Addressing the Health Needs of Transgendered Patients

Resources: Outreach & Enrollment Grants

 

May 22, 2015 (pdf)

General: RHC Meeting Save the Date (Oct. 28-29); 340B Recertification Reminder; Billing DMAP: NDCs; OVP Claims Reminder; Effective Contraceptive Use Metric Summary 

Trainings and Education: Webinar: Youth Friendly Reproductive Health Services; Motivational Interviewing Workshop

Resources: Responsible Fatherhood Funding Opportunities; Tips for Planning Open Enrollment

 

May 8, 2015 (pdf)

General: New Counseling Guidance for CVR; Provider Contacts List for Oregon Medicaid FFS Providers; 340B Recertification Reminder; ella® Label Change; Title X 2.0 FPAR Survey Reminder

Trainings and Education: Best Practices for Managing LARC Side Effects & Providing Same-Day Insertion; PPSO Hosts Sex Ed Boot Camp!; Overcoming Barriers to Shared Decision-Making; 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines Webinar; Date Change: 2015 Annual Coordinated Care Model Summit; Quick Health Data Online Trainings

Resources: 2015 Rational Enquirer; New Patient Fact Sheet on Pregnancy & Drinking; Another Place to Find "Intrauterine Devices & Implants: A Guide to Reimbursement"

 

April 24, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:

General: New Low Cost IUS LILETTATM Now Available & New Quarterly Reimbursement Rate Chart; New Chart Audit Tool; OPA Enrollment Survey Reminder; New Reproductive Health Triennial Review Tool!; No Cost CT/GC Testing Still Available; I & E Committee Reminder

Trainings and Education: Virtual Conference: Raising the Bar - Enhancing the Quality of Comprehensive Family Planning Services (May 8th, 6:00-3:00)

Resources: 2015 National Women's Health Week Website; Webpage Updates; The Gabby Project is Recruiting Women and You Can Help; Updated Nation Voter Registration Act (NVRA) Agency Manual; Teach Back Method Demonstration; New LARC Reimbursement Guide

 

April 10, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:

General: 340 B Recertification is Coming!; Title X Survey on FPAR 2.0 Data Collection; Take Action: Special Enrollment Period for Qualified Health Plans; Clinical Advisory: Ocular Syphilis; Clarification Regarding Oregon's New Motor Voter Bill; Save the Date & Call for Proposals: 2015 Annual Coordinated Care Model Summit (September 22-23)

Trainings and Education: Webinar: 340B Recertification (April 15th, 11:00-12:00); Webinar: Best Practices for Addressing IPV & Reproductive Coercion in Diverse Health Care Settings (April 29th, 12:00-1:00); Webinar: Enrolling Newborns into OHP (April 28th, 10:00-11:00); Virtual Conference: Raising the Bar - Enhancing the Quality of Comprehensive Family Planning Services (May 8th, 6:00-3:00)

Resources: TCDC Vital Signs Report & Town Hall Teleconference (April 14th, 11:00-12:00) e Blue Campaign; Great News! The ARCH Foundation now offers Skyla!; Trauma-Informed Pelvic Exam; Institute of Medicine’s Guide on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking

 

March 13, 2015 (pdf)

General: NEW ICD-10 Transition Planning Timeline & Checklist; New OTC Emergency Contraceptive Launched!

Trainings and Education: Webinar: OHP Retroactive Eligibility; Webinar: Title X Enrollment Data Collection; QFP Webinar Series: Integrating Reproductive Life Planning (RLP) into Your Family Planning Session; Domestic Violence Training; NFPRHA 2015 National Conference  

 

February 27, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:

General: 2015 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Guidelines; Oregon Receives an “A” for Reproductive Health & Rights; National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) Update

Trainings and Education: Webinar: Title X Enrollment Data Collection; Title X Annual Plan Provider Calls

Resources: The Blue Campaign; Great News! The ARCH Foundation now offers Skyla!; Trauma-Informed Pelvic Exam; Institute of Medicine’s Guide on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking

 

February 13, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:

Trainings and Education: Upcoming Nexplanon Training (Portland); Webinar Series: "Putting the QFP Recommendations into Practice"; 5th Annual Women and Girl's Health Fair

Resources: Health IT Grants; Quality Family Planning Recommendations: Resources to Support Implementation; U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use

 

January 23, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:

General: Updated CCare Supply Reimbursement Rates; Traveling Vasectomist Solicitation  

Trainings and Education: Upcoming Nexplanon Training (Medford); Webinar: "Provider Options to Verify 'Atypical' OHP Eligibility and Obtain Reimbursement"; Webinar: "Campus Sexual Assault: What You Need to Know"; Webinar Series: Trauma-Informed Approaches for Supporting Domestic Trafficking Survivors

Resources: Funding Opportunity: Teen Pregnancy Prevention; OPA Enrollment Data Collection Resources; 2015 CVR Rejection Messages & Other Program Manual Changes; ACA Materials in Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean; Emergency Contraception Posters

 

January 9, 2015 (pdf)

General: 2015 CVR; Supply Purchasing News; FDA's Final Rule on Pregnancy & Lactation Labeling; White House Council on Women's & Girls Releases Report; Changes to the State of Oregon's Secure Email System

Trainings and Education: Upcoming Nexplanon Trainings

Resources: Web Locator for LARC Services; Using a Tiered Approach for Counseling for Emergency Contraception & Patient Education Tool; Funding Opportunity: NFPRHA Health Insurance Outreach & Enrollment Opportunity Grants; Funding Opportunity: Interventions for Young Men to Reduce Teen Pregnancy; NFPRHA's Get Covered Tool: Insurance Enrollment Checklist Envelope

 

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