2011 ORS § 742.438¹
License suspension, revocation or failure to renew
  • grounds
  • effect

(1) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services by order may suspend, revoke or refuse to renew a license issued under ORS 472.426 [bad link] if the director finds in writing that:

(a) Any fact or condition exists that, if the fact or condition had existed at the time the licensee applied for a license to operate as a discount medical plan organization, would have been grounds for the director to deny a license to the licensee;

(b) The licensee has not complied or is not complying with the licensees obligations under ORS 742.424 (Requirement for contract with provider), 742.426 (License application), 742.428 (Duties of licensee), 742.432 (Duties of discount medical plan organization) or 742.436 (Investigative powers of director) or any rule adopted thereunder or the licensee has violated or is violating a prohibition under ORS 742.434 (Prohibited activities); or

(c) The licensees license or other authority to operate as a discount medical plan organization in another state has been suspended or revoked or has not been renewed.

(2) A licensee subject to an order of the director suspending or revoking a license shall have an opportunity for a hearing under ORS 183.413 (Notice to parties before hearing of rights and procedure) to 183.470 (Orders in contested cases).

(3) After the director issues a final order to suspend or revoke a license, the person subject to the order may not conduct further business as a discount medical plan organization in this state. Immediately after the director issues a final order suspending or revoking a license, the person subject to the order shall:

(a) Cease operations as a discount medical plan organization in this state;

(b) Cancel all pending transactions with plan members and refund any fees, service or subscription charges, dues or other consideration collected in exchange for services the person would have provided to plan members in connection with a discount medical plan after the effective date of the final order suspending or revoking the persons license; and

(c) Wind up all business conducted in connection with the persons operations as a discount medical plan organization in this state, if necessary. [2007 c.272 §11]

Note: See note under 742.420 (Definitions for ORS 742.420 to 742.440).