2013 ORS § 441.015¹
Licensing of facilities and health maintenance organizations
  • compliance with rules and standards

(1) No person or governmental unit, acting severally or jointly with any other person or governmental unit, shall establish, conduct, maintain, manage or operate a health care facility or health maintenance organization, as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions), in this state without a license.

(2) Any health care facility or health maintenance organization which is in operation at the time of promulgation of any applicable rules or minimum standards under ORS 441.025 (License issuance) or 731.072 (Certificate of authority, license) shall be given a reasonable length of time within which to comply with such rules or minimum standards. [Amended by 1971 c.730 §4; 1973 c.840 §4; 1977 c.751 §19; 2003 c.14 §249; 2009 c.792 §37]