2013 ORS § 442.570¹
Primary Care Services Fund
  • matching funds

(1) There is established in the State Treasury a fund, separate and distinct from the General Fund, to be known as the Primary Care Services Fund. Moneys in the Primary Care Services Fund are continuously appropriated to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for allocation to the Office of Rural Health for investments as provided by ORS 293.701 (Definitions for ORS 293.701 to 293.857) to 293.857 (Separate accounts for each local government), for expenses and payments by the office in carrying out the purposes of ORS 315.613 (Credit available to persons providing rural medical care and affiliated with certain rural hospitals), 315.616 (Additional providers who may qualify for credit), 315.619 (Credit for medical staff at type C hospital), 353.450 (Area Health Education Center program), 442.470 (Definitions for ORS 442.470 to 442.507), 442.503 (Eligibility for economic development grants) and 442.561 (Certifying individuals licensed under ORS chapter 679 for tax credit) to 442.570 (Primary Care Services Fund). Interest earned by the fund shall be credited to the fund.

(2) The office shall seek matching funds from the federal government and from communities that benefit from placement of participants under ORS 442.561 (Certifying individuals licensed under ORS chapter 679 for tax credit) to 442.570 (Primary Care Services Fund). The office shall establish a program to enroll interested communities in this program and deposit moneys from the matching funds in the Primary Care Services Fund. In addition, the office shall explore other funding sources including federal grant programs. [1989 c.893 §21; 1991 c.877 §22; 1991 c.947 §4; 2010 c.42 §5; 2013 c.177 §7]

Note: See note under 442.561 (Certifying individuals licensed under ORS chapter 679 for tax credit).