CareOregon Membership Affiliations

CareOregon is fortunate to belong to many compassionate and innovative organizations advocating for better health care both locally and nationally. We know it will take shared learning and collaboration to improve the health of CareOregon members and the health care system. Our partners range from national health care coalitions to local business organizations.


Below is a brief description and link to organizations of which CareOregon is a member.
  • Association for Community Affiliated Plans: ACAP is a national trade association based in Washington, DC, comprised of 57 non-profit Medicaid focused health plans from across the country. They advocate for policy solutions to strengthen the Medicaid program.
  • Alliance of Community Health Plans: ACHP is a national trade association based in Washington, DC comprised of 21 health plans from across the country that are among America's highest-rated health plans at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care in their communities.
  • Community Health Advocates of Oregon: CHAO is an local non-profit organization formed to expand access to a comprehensive system of high-quality health care for all people in Oregon, especially individuals who experience significant barriers to care.
  • Communities Joined in Action: CJA is a non-profit membership organization of nearly 200 community health collaboratives – each committed to improving health, improving access, and eliminating disparities in their communities.
  • Human Services Coalition of Oregon: HSCO is comprised of organizations and individuals whose purpose is to educate and advocate in the Oregon Legislature for vulnerable Oregonians.
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement: IHI is an independent Massachusetts-based non-profit which works with health care providers and leaders throughout the world to ensure all people receive safe and effective health care through the broadest possible adoption of best practices and effective innovations.
  • Institute for the Future: IFTF is an independent nonprofit research group that works with organizations of all kinds to help them make better, more informed decisions about the future and to create insights that lead to action.
  • Oregon Business Association: OBA provides bipartisan, statewide business leadership that strives to ensure Oregon’s continued economic competitiveness.
  • Oregon Health Care Quality Cooperation: The Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation (aka Quality Corp or Q-Corp) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality and affordability of health care in Oregon by leading community collaborations and producing unbiased information.
  • Oregon Health Leadership Council: OHLC is a collaborative organization working to develop practical solutions that reduce the rate of increase in health care costs and premiums so health care and insurance is more affordable to people and employers in Oregon.
  • Oregon Primary Care Association: OPCA is a non-profit membership organization whose members are community health centers (also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers, or FQHCs) and their supporters.