2011 ORS § 410.090¹
Department to implement supportive social services for persons age 60 and older
  • rules

(1) The Department of Human Services is directed to develop and place in effect a program of supportive social services for persons age 60 or older.

(2) The Department of Human Services is authorized to develop and adopt such rules as necessary for the sound, efficient and economical administration of the provisions of this section and ORS 410.320 (Governors Commission on Senior Services) to 410.340 (Appointments to fill vacancies), including the implementation of a fee for service schedule based upon ability to pay, and to assure that no eligible person, resident in a skilled nursing home or intermediate care facility, shall be removed and placed in an alternative care program unless such services are determined to be more appropriate for the individual citizen based upon appropriate, individual, service considerations. [Formerly 184.865]