March 2024 Newsletter

March 2024 Newsletter

Mar 19, 2024
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March 2024 Newsletter

Apply to join the PANOW Board of Directors

Are you an Oregonian passionate about equity in health? Are you looking for a focused, impactful way to give back to the community utilizing your skills as a professional? Apply to be a board member at Project Access NOW! We are currently seeking individuals from a range of backgrounds who wish to serve a three-year term during an exciting time of change at the organization. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities and representing community-based organizations are strongly encouraged to apply. Potential candidates should represent an aspect or segment of the health care community.

Learn more and apply

PANOW CEO Appointed to Oregon Health Policy Board

We are thrilled to have Project Access NOW represented on the Oregon Health Policy Board via our President and CEO Carly Hood-Ronick who was recently appointed by Governor Tina Kotek. The Oregon Health Policy Board is the policy-making oversight body for the Oregon Health Authority and is committed to providing access to quality, affordable health care for all Oregonians, just like our mission at Project Access NOW. We are excited to dig into this work in 2024!

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Vital Support Provided to Community Members via PANOW's Community Assistance Program

Project Access NOW continues to work collaboratively with local health care providers, hospitals, payers, Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) and community partners to ensure that patients and members have access to the resources necessary to get and stay healthy.

In January and February

PANOW Awarded Renewed Funding from Oregon Health Authority

Project Access NOW is pleased to announce that we have been awarded renewed funding for our Community Health Worker program via the Oregon Health Authority's Public Health Equity Grants under the "Public Health Emergency Preparedness" area. Just as health is an expansive term, so is emergency preparedness. We see a well-equipped and healthy population as one prepared to be resilient during a disaster. We are looking forward to continuing to serve Oregonians in this preparation!


Virtual Enrollment Support Available

Our Insurance Enrollment and Payment Support team now offers consultations. Clients, case workers, insurance agents, providers, or family members can schedule a 30-minute appointment to talk to us about what insurance needs we can help with. Reach out to our team of expert enrollers today!

Schedule a virtual appointment

Feedback Survey

Have you received services from Project Access NOW. Please consider sharing your experience with us! Your feedback not only improves our services but helps others find our services and get help. You may also call (503) 345-6553 x 3008 to leave a message.

Take the survey here.


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Carly Hood-Ronick, MPA, MPH

President and CEO

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