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Press Releases

2017

2/9/2017 - PacificSource Health Plans To Donate 350 Free Youth Entries to Central Oregon’s “Kids Rock the Races” Events
50 Free Registrations to the Kids’ Hot Cocoa Run On Feb. 18. Available Now
2/1/2017 - PacificSource Health Plans’ Community Giving Program Supported 31 Idaho Nonprofits in 2016
PacificSource Health Plans announced that its Healthy Communities giving program provided $50,000 in aid to 31 unique Idaho nonprofits in 2016. Additionally, a total of 93 PacificSource employees donated a combined 302 volunteer hours to selected nonprofits.
1/17/2017 - PacificSource Health Plans’ Free “Inspire!” Workplace Wellness Forum Returns to Boise on Jan. 26
Topic will be behavior change science and how it can spur wellness program engagement
1/13/2017 - Oregon Health Authority Receives Early Waiver Approval
Fast-tracked waiver approved before Federal Government administration change
1/12/2017 - PacificSource Health Plans Partners with CMS on Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Model
PacificSource Health Plans has been selected by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as a partner in its new Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model.

2016

12/22/2016 - Laurie Lemieux joins PacificSource Health Plans as Vice President of Administration
Lemieux brings two decades of health-care industry experience
12/21/2016 - Governor Kate Brown Appoints PacificSource Health Plans’ Miguel Angel Herrada to the Medicaid Advisory Committee
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has appointed Miguel Angel Herrada, PacificSource Health Plans’ health equity and diversity strategist, to the state’s Medicaid Advisory Committee (MAC) as a representative of PacificSource’s Coordinated Care Organizations (CCO).
11/16/2016 - PacificSource Health Plans and Oregon State University team up for free Healthy Tailgate Event on Nov. 19
Enjoy free, healthy food samples before the Beavers take on Arizona.
10/27/2016 - PacificSource and COVO Invite Central Oregonians to Support Homeless Veterans and “Fill the Trailer” beginning on Oct. 31
PacificSource Health Plans and Central Oregon Veterans Outreach (COVO) are inviting community members from Monday, Oct. 31, through Thursday, Nov. 3, to “Fill the Trailer” with crucial winter supplies for homeless veterans.
10/18/2016 - PacificSource Health Plans Donates 50 Entries to the Little Monster Miler on Oct. 29, Part of Bend’s Annualy Monster Dash
To ensure that Central Oregon’s youngest residents have the opportunity to participate in fun and healthy outdoor events that encourage physical play, PacificSource Health Plans has donated 50 entry fees to the Little Monster Miler in Bend on Sunday, Oct. 29, as part of the yearlong Kids Rock the Races series.
9/1/2016 - PacificSource Health Plans and Legacy Health Finalize Partnership
The two organizations initially signed a Letter of Intent in late 2015 to pursue a partnership, and with the agreement finalized today, the new alliance has formally begun.
9/1/2016 - PacificSource to Host Free Leadership Forum on How to Address Employee Drug and Alcohol Abuse
PacificSource Health Plans invites Oregon business leaders and human resource professionals to attend a free Leadership Forum on Thursday, Sept. 22, on the topic of employee drug and alcohol abuse. 
8/29/2016 - PacificSource Health Plans Reports Second Quarter Results
Health insurer reports $5.2 million in net income through the first six months of 2016
8/23/2016 - PacificSource Health Plans Ranked No. 2 Among Oregon’s Healthiest Employers
PacificSource Health Plans was recently ranked No. 2 among large businesses on the Portland Business Journal’s annual list of Healthiest Employers of Oregon.
8/15/2016 - PacificSource Community Solutions (Central Oregon) Receives $10 Million Payback for Earning Top State Quality Scores
The money earned from the Quality Pool will go back to the care providers for the Central Oregon CCO, as well as create a pool of funds over which PacificSource and the Central Oregon Health Council have joint decision-making authority.
8/15/2016 - PacificSource Community Solutions (Columbia Gorge) Receives $2.5 Million Payback for Earning Top State Quality Scores
PacificSource Community Solution’s will allocate the money received from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) back to the care providers for the Columbia Gorge CCO, as well as create funds over which the Columbia Gorge Health Council has decision-making authority.
7/18/2016 - PacificSource Health Plans Honored with American Heart Association Platinum Fit-friendly Worksite Award
PacificSource Health Plans has again been recognized by The American Heart Association (AHA) as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite. PacificSource is one of just four companies in Oregon — and one of 317 employers out of 2,393 applicants nationwide — to earn the AHA’s elite Platinum Recognition in 2016.
5/25/2016 - Pacificsource Healthy Life Schools Challenge Winners Announced
2016 Challenge Builds Healthy School Environments and Sets Participation Records for Fruit and Vegetable Consumption
5/24/2016 - PacificSource Foundation for Health Improvement Awards $105,000 in Grants to Five Nonprofit Organizations in Oregon, Idaho, and Montana
Grants aimed at organizations that serve vulnerable populations by providing community-based strategies or direct access to healthcare.
5/24/2016 - PacificSource Health Plans Receives $211,298 Grant from Oregon Health Authority to Study Alternative Payment Methods for Integrative Care
Grant will help PacificSource explore alternatives to traditional fee-for service model of Behavioral and Physical Health Integration.
5/16/2016 - PacificSource health Plans Donates 50 Entries to Happy Little Kids Run, Part of Bend's Annual Happy Girls Run on May 28.
To ensure that Central Oregon’s youngest residents have the opportunity to participate in fun and healthy outdoor events that encourage physical play, PacificSource Health Plans has donated 50 entry fees to the Happy Little Kids Run in Bend on May 28, part of the yearlong Kids Rock the Races series.
4/11/2016 - Swapping candy bars for carrot sticks: Pacificsource Healthy Life™ Schools Challenge returns with kickoff event on April 18
Springfield and Bethel School Districts unite in friendly competition to promote healthy eating and physical activity 
3/21/2016 - PacificSource’s Dr. Kristen Dillon Named Oregon Family Physician of the Year
PacificSource’s Dr. Kristen Dillon Named Oregon Family Physician of the Year
1/1/2000 - Kristen Dillon

2015

12/23/2015 - PacificSource Health Plans and Legacy Health Sign Definitive Agreement, an Important Next Step in the Path to Partnership
Definitive Agreement signed and submitted to Oregon Insurance Commission for regulatory review and approval.
11/30/2015 - Pacificsource Bolsters Portland Presence with New Downtown Office
Health insurer expects new customer-friendly waterfront location to open by April.
11/18/2015 - Pacificsource Healthy Tailgate Event to Showcase Nutritious Eating during OSU’s Home Football Game On November 21
Moore Family Center Gridiron Chef winning recipe to be featured at the third annual event.
11/17/2015 - Boise State University Selects Pacificsource Health Plans to Provide Health Insurance to Graduate Assistants
Boise State University Selects Pacificsource Health Plans to Provide Health Insurance to Graduate Assistants
11/13/2015 - PacificSource Reports Third Quarter Results
Health insurer reports $10.2 million in net income after taxes through the first nine months of 2015
11/12/2015 - Pacificsource Health Plans Partners with University Of Oregon to Fund New Campus Wellness Center
Wellness Center in the newly remodeled Erb Memorial Union brings a focus on health to the center of the campus
10/29/2015 - Healthy Life Fan Challenge from Pacificsource Health Plans Unites Ducks and Beavers Over a Common Goal: Live Healthy
Based on Previous Years’ Successes, Fifth Annual Challenge Expands Competition to Idaho and Montana
10/27/2015 - New Pacificsource Healthy Life Workplace Wellness Initiative—Inspire!—Launches Kickoff Event Thursday
Free quarterly forums brings together business community with the common goal of healthy, active and productive workplaces
10/26/2015 - PacificSource Health Plans and Legacy Health Pursue Partnership
Two healthcare organizations with long histories of serving their communities are partnering with plans to grow and serve the region for generations to come.
9/29/2015 - Pacificsource Health Plans Promotes Tony Kopki to Vice President of Commercial Programs
Promoting from within its own ranks, PacificSource Health Plans has tapped Tony Kopki to head its commercial lines of business in Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
9/28/2015 - Sharon Thomson Joins Pacificsource Health Plans as Executive Vice President of Community Strategy and Marketing
Thomson brings 25 years of healthcare experience in provider relations, sales, marketing, and communications
9/15/2015 - Boise CPA Grant Band Joins PacificSource Health Plans as Tax Manager
Grant Band, CPA, has joined PacificSource Health Plans as Tax Manager, effective Monday, Sept. 28.
9/15/2015 - Amanda Evans Selected to Lead Provider Credentialing Team at Idaho Physician's Network
The Idaho Physician’s Network (IPN), the largest independent provider network in Idaho, has successfully recruited Amanda Evans, CPCS, CPMSM, to lead its Provider Credentialing team.
9/10/2015 - Three Oregon Universities Select Pacificsource Health Plans to Provide Health Insurance to Students, Scholars, and Dependents
Citing value and the opportunity to partner with a responsive local company, three public universities in Oregon have chosen Springfield-based PacificSource Health Plans to provide health insurance to students.
7/31/2015 - Trudy Townsend Joins PacificSource Community Solutions as Community Health Development Coordinator for the Columbia Gorge
Trudy Townsend Joins PacificSource Community Solutions as Community Health Development Coordinator for the Columbia Gorge
7/20/2015 - Lindsey J. Hopper Joins PacificSource Community Solutions as Vice President of Medicaid Programs
PacificSource Community Solutions has hired Lindsey J. Hopper, J.D., M.P.H., into a new role of Vice President of Medicaid.
6/29/2015 - PacificSource Community Solutions promotes Leslie Neugebauer to Director of the Central Oregon Coordinated Care Organization
PacificSource Community Solutions promotes Leslie Neugebauer to Director of the Central Oregon Coordinated Care Organization
6/24/2015 - Dr. Kristen Dillon Joins PacificSource Community Solutions as Director of the Columbia Gorge Coordinated Care Organization
Dr. Kristen Dillon Joins PacificSource Community Solutions as Director of the Columbia Gorge Coordinated Care Organization
6/8/2015 - Pacificsource Health Plans Boise Employees Clara Comes and Jingyi Su Complete Rigorous Requirements for Actuary Designation
Clara Comes and Jingyi Su, two Boise office team members for PacificSource Health Plans, recently completed the rigorous coursework and testing requirements to earn the distinguished Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) designation.
6/4/2015 - Pacificsource Health Plans Recognized as a Platinum Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association
PacificSource champions the health of its 700 employees through wellness programs aimed at decreasing healthcare costs, increasing productivity
5/20/2015 - Summer of “Walk It Off Wednesdays” at Alton Baker Park Returns June 3
Now in its sixth year, free fitness event in Eugene includes exercise, healthy snacks, weekly giveaways, and more
4/8/2015 - Fourth Annual Pacificsource Healthy Life™ Schools Challenge Returns with Kickoff Event on April 13
Springfield and Bethel School Districts unite in friendly competition to promote healthy eating and physical activity
3/19/2015 - Pacificsource Health Plans Promotes Josh Bishop to Position of Vice President and Idaho Regional Director
Bishop previously served as Director of Pharmacy Services and Executive Director of PacificSource’s Columbia Gorge CCO, will now lead customer- and community-focused Idaho team
3/9/2015 - Dr. Alison Little Joins PacificSource Community Solutions as Medical Director for Medicaid Programs
PacificSource Community Solutions has hired Alison Little, M.D., M.P.H., as Medical Director for Medicaid Programs. 
1/1/2000 - Grant Band
1/1/2000 - Kristen Dillon
1/1/2000 - Lindsay Hopper
1/1/2000 - Amanda Evans

2014

12/17/2014 - Pacificsource Health Plans Honored with 2014 Community Applause Award from Oregon Bankers Association
Award recognizes PacificSource’s statewide philanthropic efforts; includes $1,000 donation to FOOD For Lane County. [VIDEO]
12/9/2014 - More Than 1,500 Duck and Beaver Fans Pledge to “Go Healthy” in 2014 Pacificsource Healthy Life Civil War Challenge
Oregonians’ commitment to living healthier raises $10,000 for Oregon nonprofits.
10/17/2014 - PacificSource Kicks Off Statewide Healthy Live Civil War Challenge to Unite Beavers and Ducks Over a Common Goal: Live Healthy
Oct. 19—Nov. 26 Friendly Competition To Benefit Four Oregon Charities
9/11/2014 - PacificSource Health Plans Opens New Billings Office, Hires Mel Reinhardt as Sales Executive
PacificSource Health Plans Opens New Billings Office, Hires Mel Reinhardt as Sales Executive
6/30/2014 - Columbia Gorge Region Coordinated Care Organization Receives more than $600K in Quality Pool Funds
The Oregon Health Authority recently announced that PacificSource Community Solutions Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) will receive quality pool dollars for the CCO’s performance on quality metrics in 2013.
6/25/2014 - Central Oregon Coordinated Care Organization Receives $2.7+ Million in Quality Pool Funds
The Oregon Health Authority recently announced that PacificSource Community Solutions Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) will receive quality pool dollars for the CCO’s performance on quality metrics in 2013.
5/30/2014 - Community Invited to Walk It Off at Alton Baker Park on Wednesday Evenings from June 4 Through August 20
Now in its fifth year, free weekly fitness event attendees can meet up with friends, get some exercise, eat healthy snacks, pick up recipe cards, and more
5/30/2014 - Pacificsource Health Plans Encourages Fans to ‘Bike to the Ballpark’ this Summer to Cheer on the Rogues
Three home games designated for riders to commute as a group to Harry & David Field by bicycle
5/30/2014 - Pacificsource Healthy Life Schools Challenge Winners Announced
2014 Challenge sets records for faculty/staff participation; winning schools rewarded with $1,000 grants from PacificSource Health Plans
5/23/2014 - PacificSource Health Plans Encourages Fans to 'Bike to the Ballpark' this Summer to Cheer on the Chukars
Complimentary tickets available to first 50 fans who commute by bicycle to any one of three designated home games
5/14/2014 - PacificSource Health Plans' Community Health Blog Wins Gold at 31st Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards
MillionIdeas.org awarded for its efforts to engage communities in two-way dialogue about how to affect real change in health and healthcare
5/5/2014 - Pacificsource Health Plans Achieves Industry’s Gold Standard for Quality from National Committee For Quality Assurance
Three-year accreditation by nation’s most comprehensive evaluator of health plans reflects PacificSource’s commitment to quality and customer service
4/9/2014 - Third Annual PacificSource Healthy Life Schools Challenge Launches April 14 with Assemblies in Springfield and Eugene
Jordan Kent to kick off challenge between Springfield and Bethel school districts, which encourages, rewards healthy eating and physical activity.
4/8/2014 - Third Annual PacificSource Healthy Life Schools Challenge Returns with Two Kickoff Events on April 14
Friendly competition between Springfield and Bethel School Districts, emphasizing healthy eating and physical activity, expanded for 2014.
4/7/2014 - Central Oregon Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) Awards $1.5+ Million in Grants to Transform Health Care in the Region
The Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) and PacificSource Community Solutions recently announced more than $1.5 million in one-time transformative investments in health promotion and health care services in the Central Oregon region.
3/13/2014 - Tony Kopki Promoted to Oregon Sales Director for PacificSource Health Plans
Kopki, a 27-year veteran of the insurance industry, joined PacificSource in May of 2012 and previously served as a senior sales executive for its ASO (Administrative Services Only) business.
3/4/2014 - PacificSource Community Solutions and Columbia Gorge Health Council Award More Than $1.3 Million in Health-focused Grants
PacificSource Community Solutions and Columbia Gorge Health Council Award More Than $1.3 Million in Health-focused Grants
2/28/2014 - Oregon State University and PacificSource HealthyLife™ Team Up to Crown 'Veggie Madness' Champion During National Nutrition Month
'Sweet 16' Finalists Compete In Vegetable Version of March Madness Bracket, Final Voting Slated For March 4-5 On OSU Campus
1/28/2014 - Pacificsource Health Plans Partners with the Portland International Auto Show to Present the “Healthy Life Garage”
Event provides free “preventative maintenance” screenings, tips, activities, and giveaways for the health of Auto Show attendees, while also serving as a key stop on PacificSource’s “Get Out, Get Covered” three-state enrollment tour.
1/6/2014 - PacificSource Health Plans Get Out, Get Covered Tour Aims to Enroll Uninsured Individuals Throughout Oregon, Idaho, Montana
In an effort to reach uninsured individuals throughout Oregon, Idaho, and Montana, PacificSource Health Plans is launching the “Get Out, Get Covered Tour” (www.GetOutGetCovered.com). Featuring 93 stops in 55 communities from January 13 through late March, “Get Out, Get Covered” events will focus on facilitating health insurance enrollment through drop-in sessions at convenient neighborhood gathering spots.

2013

12/9/2013 - PacificSource Health Plans Honored with American Heart Association's Community Innovation Award
PacificSource Health Plans Honored with American Heart Association's Community Innovation Award
12/2/2013 - More Than 1,100 Duck and Beaver Fans Pledge to Live Healthy by Taking Part in 2013 Pacificsource Healthy Life Civil War Challenge
Pledge to live healthier impacts Oregonians statewide—regardless of their university allegiance—raising more than $7,100 for four Oregon non-profits.
11/22/2013 - PacificSource Health Plans Addresses Marketplace Issues with Policy Extensions
Oregon individual policyholders can keep their plan through March, small groups through 2014
11/1/2013 - PacificSource to Sponsor Healthy Tailgating Party Featuring Samples and Recipe Cards for Beaver Fans at Nov. 1 Game vs. USC
OSU Associate Director of Dining Services Kerry Paterson to Prepare Winning Recipes From Moore Family Center’s GridIron Chef Competition at Pre-Game Event Outside Reser Stadium.
10/28/2013 - Pacificsource Kicks Off Statewide Healthy Life Civil War Challenge to Unite Beavers and Ducks Over a Common Goal: Live Healthy
When the third annual PacificSource Healthy Life Civil War Challenge commences on October 28, Ducks and Beavers statewide will be united in a friendly competition to encourage, achieve, and take an active role in healthy living.
10/15/2013 - Pacificsource Health Plans to Recognize Thurston Elementary School for its Commitment to Health at Oct. 17 Presentation
The staff at Thurston Elementary School has been declared the winners of the 2013 PacificSource Healthy Life Schools Challenge among participating Springfield and Bethel elementary schools for consuming the highest percentage of fruits and vegetables during this year’s challenge.
8/27/2013 - As Idaho Prepares for Health Insurance Exchanges, Pacificsource Health Plans Becomes First Health Insurer to Release Rates
PacificSource Health Plans became the first health insurance provider in Idaho to disclose its 2014 individual and small group health insurance rates, in advance of implementation of the Affordable Care Act commonly known as Obamacare.
8/19/2013 - As Montana Prepares for Obamacare, Pacificsource Health Plans Set to Provide More Than Just Competitive Health Insurance Rates
 As Montana Prepares for Obamacare, Pacificsource Health Plans Set to Provide More Than Just Competitive Health Insurance Rates
6/14/2013 - Native Idahoan Dr. Michael Mercy Joins Pacificsource Health Plans as Medical Director for Idaho and Montana Health Services
 Native Idahoan Dr. Michael Mercy Joins Pacificsource Health Plans as Medical Director for Idaho and Montana Health Services
6/7/2013 - Bethel and Springfield Schools Staff Consume 39,958 Servings of Fruits and Vegetables, Spend 5,393 Hours Exercising During PacificSource Healthy Life Schools Challenge
 Thurston Elementary School, BriggsMiddle School and Springfield High School Each Win $1,000 Toward Health & Wellness Efforts
4/10/2013 - J.D. Power And Associates Ranks Pacificsource Health Plans Highest In Member Satisfaction Among Pacific Northwest Health Plans
PacificSource scores highest among 12 Northwest health plans in annual study of 33,000 members of 136 commercial health plans from 17 regions across the U.S.
4/10/2013 - Pacificsource Health Plans Uses Friendly Competition to Educate Students and Teachers about Healthy Eating and Physical Activity
Healthy Life Schools Challenge and Veggie U Classroom Program Underway through May 10 at Springfield and Bethel Schools
1/10/2013 - Upcoming Portland Workshop Details Noninvasive Strategies for Treating Knee Pain Without Surgical Intervention
Learn simple, proven techniques from licensed physical therapist Colin Hoobler at January 26 clinic
1/9/2013 - Activate Treasure Valley Partners to Weigh In On Obesity
PacificSource Health Plans and Activate Treasure Valley to Present a Three Part Series of HBO’s Weight of the Nation followed by a panel of local healthcare experts.
1/4/2013 - PacificSource Hires New Sales Executive in Boise
PacificSource brings on Nathan Pierce as Sales Executive in Boise office.
1/1/2000 - Michael Mercy

2012

11/5/2012 - Five Important Things to Know About Medicare
 PacificSource provides information on annual enrollment and Medicare Advantage plans
10/9/2012 - Pacificsource Medicare Health Plans Boast Lowest Estimated Annual Health And Drug Costs According To Medicare.Gov
 According to new information available at Medicare.gov, the official U.S. Government site for Medicare, the Medicare Advantage plans offered by PacificSource Medicare in seven markets throughout Oregon and Idaho feature the lowest estimated annual health and drug costs for members.
10/8/2012 - Oregon Health Authority Approves Pacificsource Community Solutions As The Coordinated Care Organization For The Columbia Gorge Region, Including Hood River And Wasco Counties
The Oregon Health Authority has approved PacificSource Community Solutions, Inc. to contract as a Coordinated Care Organization for the Columbia Gorge Region (Hood River and Wasco counties).
7/27/2012 - PacificSource Health Plans Launches MillionIdeas.org Blog to Engage Communities in Two-way Dialogue About Health
 Health Insurance Provider Seeks One Million Individual Ideas In Hopes Of Making One Big Impact On Health Care
2/29/2012 - PacificSource Welcomes 8,500 Members from New West as Bulk Reinsurance Transfer Deal Closes
PacificSource Health Plans welcomed approximately 8,500 new members on February 29. The membership growth is the result of a bulk reinsurance transfer arrangement between PacificSource and New West Health Services.

2011

11/18/2011 - PacificSource Launches Healthy Life Initiative Aimed at Building Healthier Communities
Eugene, Oregon – November 18, 2011 – PacificSource Health Plans announced today the launch of ‘PacificSource Healthy Life’ – a community health and wellness initiative targeted at improving the overall health of its members and the communities it serves –
11/8/2011 - PacificSource Health Plans to Purchase a Portion of New West Health Services' Commercial Business
Helena, MT – November 8, 2011 – On November 4, 2011, PacificSource Health Plans signed a binding letter of intent to purchase large employer, small employer, association, and individual commercial health insurance business from New West Health Services. Separately, New
10/14/2011 - PacificSource Medicare Advantage Plans Receive Highest 2012 Plan Ratings in All Coverage Areas
PacificSource Medicare Advantage Plans Receive Highest 2012 Plan Ratings in All Coverage Areas 2012 Ratings include Central and Eastern Oregon, the Mid Columbia Gorge, and Lane County, Oregon and Southwestern Idaho
10/3/2011 - PacificSource Health Plans Expands Medicare Advantage Coverage
PacificSource Health Plans announced today that individuals eligible for Medicare in Idaho and Oregon now have additional options when selecting Medicare Advantage Plans.

2010

9/23/2010 - PacificSource Health Plans Will Continue To Offer Child-Only Individual Insurance Policies
Eugene, Ore. – PacificSource Health Plans announced today that it will continue to offer individual insurance policies to children under age 19. Their announcement was prompted by announcements by national and regional insurers that they would no longer offer such
5/21/2010 - PacificSource Health Plans Completes Acquisition of Clear One Health Plans, Inc.
PacificSource Health Plans Completes Acquisition of Clear One Health Plans, Inc. All conditions have been met, including regulatory and shareholder approval Purchase advances PacificSource’s strategy to expand government segments (Medicare and Medicaid) Government product lines in Central Oregon, combined with

2009

12/30/2009 - PacificSource Health Plans To Acquire Clear One Health Plans, Inc.
  PacificSource Health Plans To Acquire Clear One Health Plans, Inc. ·      PacificSource and Clear One sign definitive merger agreement ·      Clear One shareholders to receive $26.00 per share in cash ·      Combines business capabilities and expertise of two strong, local companies committed
11/16/2009 - PacificSource Launches Community Health Excellence Initiative
Through its Community Health Excellence initiative, PacificSource will make financial and other contributions toward healthcare initiatives that are independently evaluated as having a significant positive impact for patients, regardless of their insurance status.
9/16/2009 - PacificSource Receives Business Award
News release about PacificSource Health Plans and the Lane Workforce Partnership business award
8/3/2009 - PacificSource Health Plans Completes Acquisition of Primary Health, Inc.
PacificSource Health Plans announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Primary Health, Inc. of Boise, Idaho. Through this transaction, Primary Health Network, Inc. and Riverside Benefit Administrators, Inc. become wholly owned subsidiaries of PacificSource Health Plans, and PacificSource acquires a majority interest in Idaho Physicians Network, Inc.
7/28/2009 - PacificSource Acquires Advantage Dental Plan's Commercial Membership
  PacificSource Health Plans Announces Acquisition of Advantage Dental Plan’s Commercial Membership Eugene, Ore. – PacificSource Health Plans announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Advantage Dental Plan’s commercial business. Through this transaction, PacificSource Health Plans acquires Advantage
5/5/2009 - PacificSource Introduces Individual and Family Plans in Idaho
PacificSource Health Plans announced today that it is now offering individual and family health insurance plans in Idaho. Initially available in the Boise/Treasure Valley and Twin Falls/Magic Valley areas, the plans will become available throughout Idaho in the coming months. 
4/24/2009 - PacificSource to Offer Coverage to Preferred Health Plan's Membership
PacificSource Health Plans announced today that it has agreed to offer coverage to the membership of Preferred Health Plan, a health insurer in Klamath Falls, Oregon that is leaving the insurance market due to financial problems.
1/19/2009 - PacificSource Health Plans Receives Washington Licensure
PacificSource Health Plans announced today that it has been granted a Certificate of Authority by the Washington Department of Insurance, enabling the Oregon-based health plan to conduct business in Washington.

2008

3/11/2008 - PacificSource Health Plans Provider Network Exceeds 90 Percent Mark
PacificSource Health Plans has expanded its proprietary network by signing a participating provider agreement with St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, including all inpatient and outpatient services at both the Boise and Meridian locations.

2007

8/24/2007 - PacificSource Health Plans Among Emerald Awards Finalists in Community Caring Category
The Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce has named PacificSource Health Plans one of three finalist in the Community Caring category of the fourth annual Emerald Awards.
5/29/2007 - New Health Plan Carrier Enters Boise Market
Boise area residents now have a new choice in healthcare plans. PacificSource Health Plans has opened a Boise office and now offers group insurance clients a wide range of medical, dental, prescription drug and vision benefits.
2/27/2007 - PacificSource Health Plans’ Ken Provencher honored with United Way’s Alton F. Baker Award
United Way of Lane County awarded Ken Provencher, president and chief executive officer of PacificSource Health Plans, the Alton F. Baker Award – the organization’s highest honor – at its annual community celebration held recently.
2/27/2007 - PacificSource Health Plans and its charitable foundation donate $928,567 to support Oregon health initiatives
PacificSource Health Plans and its charitable foundation donated $928,567 to Oregon nonprofit organizations in the second half of 2005 and throughout 2006.

2006

12/15/2006 - PacificSource Health Plans Named One of Oregon’s Most Admired Companies
PacificSource Health Plans has been named one of Oregon’s Most Admired Companies of 2006 by the Portland Business Journal. PacificSource is among the top 10 most admired companies in the health care category.
10/23/2006 - PacificSource Health Plans Supports Local Health Initiatives by Giving $28,367 to Nonprofits Throughout Oregon
Springfield-based PacificSource Health Plans has donated $28,367 to Oregon nonprofit organizations through its Healthy Communities Giving Program.
6/1/2006 - PacificSource Health Plans Supports Local Health Initiatives by Giving $65,350 to Nonprofits Throughout Oregon
Springfield-based PacificSource Health Plans has donated $65,350 to Oregon nonprofit organizations through its charitable foundation and the Healthy Communities Giving Program.
2/6/2006 - PacificSource Health Plans Expands Statewide Network to Include Providence’s Portland-Area Providers
PacificSource Health Plans has added Providence Health System’s four Portland-area hospitals and two physician groups to its participating provider network, effective Jan. 1, 2006.
Last updated 7/22/2016