EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon is in the process of reforming its statewide health care system, and two local representatives are holding a town hall meeting August 28 to discuss how the reforms are intended to improve patient access and affordability.
Representatives Nancy Nathanson and Val Hoyle will be joined by several health care experts as well as officials from Trillium Community Health Plans, the coordinated care organization for Lane County. It will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the North Eugene High School library, located at 200 Silver Lane.
Also Tuesday, the Lane County Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Advisory Council is holding its monthly meeting.
Bruce Abel, a behavioral health manager for Trillium, will be on hand. He’ll discuss how changes in the health care system may impact mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. The meeting is from 1-3 p.m. at Lane County Behavioral Health Services at 2411 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Meeting Room 198.