YEO Policy Books 2015 Policy Book - Page 28

School-Based Health Program Origin: Oregon State Legislature Bill Name/Number: Senate Bill 902 Link: Click here Summary: Effective in June 2015, this act encourages coordinated care organizations to develop a plan within their community health needs assessments that includes a strategy to work with children’s programs to integrate services for students and identify best practices in school-based care systems or services. Talking Points & Important Information: • School-based health centers are at the intersection of education and health and prevent students from falling through the cracks. They provide care – primary health, mental health and counseling, family outreach, and chronic illness manag V