2011 ORS § 441.367¹
Facility required to give notice of base rate and policy on nonpayment
  • rules
  • notice of changes
  • civil penalty

(1) The Department of Human Services by rule shall require long term care facilities licensed under ORS 441.020 (Application) to provide written and oral notice before or at the time of admission to any resident who does not receive medical assistance under ORS chapter 414, specifying:

(a) The base daily rate and any additional expenses reasonably to be expected including medical supplies, pharmacy and doctor visits and the charges for incontinency care, feeding and laundry; and

(b) The long term care facilitys policy regarding residents who become unable to pay facility charges by reason of exhaustion of all income and resources to or below the level of eligibility for medical assistance.

(2) A long term care facility shall give 30 days notice in writing to all residents of changes in additional expenses or charges.

(3) The Director of Human Services may impose a civil penalty for violation of subsection (1) of this section under ORS 441.710 (Civil penalties) (1)(b). [1983 c.269 §§3,4,5; 1987 c.428 §24]