medical assistance

  • 1.

    "Medical assistance" means so much of the following medical and remedial care and services as may be prescribed by the Department of Human Services according to the standards established pursuant to ORS 414.065 (Determination of health care and services covered), including payments made for services provided under an insurance or other contractual arrangement and money paid directly to the recipient for the purchase of medical care:

    (a) Inpatient hospital services, other than services in an institution for mental diseases;

    (b) Outpatient hospital services;

    (c) Other laboratory and X-ray services;

    (d) Skilled nursing facility services, other than services in an institution for mental diseases;

    (e) Physicians' services, whether furnished in the office, the patient's home, a hospital, a skilled nursing facility or elsewhere;

    (f) Medical care, or any other type of remedial care recognized under state law, furnished by licensed practitioners within the scope of their practice as defined by state law;

    (g) Home health care services;

    (h) Private duty nursing services;

    (i) Clinic services;

    (j) Dental services;

    (k) Physical therapy and related services;

    (L) Prescribed drugs, including those dispensed and administered as provided under ORS chapter 689;

    (m) Dentures and prosthetic devices; and eyeglasses prescribed by a physician skilled in diseases of the eye or by an optometrist, whichever the individual may select;

    (n) Other diagnostic, screening, preventive and rehabilitative services;

    (o) Inpatient hospital services, skilled nursing facility services and intermediate care facility services for individuals 65 years of age or over in an institution for mental diseases;

    (p) Any other medical care, and any other type of remedial care recognized under state law;

    (q) Periodic screening and diagnosis of individuals under the age of 21 years to ascertain their physical or mental impairments, and such health care, treatment and other measures to correct or ameliorate impairments and chronic conditions discovered thereby;

    (r) Inpatient hospital services for individuals under 22 years of age in an institution for mental diseases; and

    (s) Hospice services.

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  • 2.

    "Medical assistance" includes any care or services for any individual who is a patient in a medical institution or any care or services for any individual who has attained 65 years of age or is under 22 years of age, and who is a patient in a private or public institution for mental diseases. "Medical assistance" includes "health services" as defined in ORS 414.705. "Medical assistance" does not include care or services for an inmate in a nonmedical public institution.

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  • 3.

    "Medical assistance" means so much of the following medical and remedial care and services as may be prescribed by the Department of Human Services according to the standards established pursuant to ORS 414.065 (Determination of health care and services covered), including payments made for services provided under an insurance or other contractual arrangement and money paid directly to the recipient for the purchase of medical care:

    (a) Inpatient hospital services, other than services in an institution for mental diseases;

    (b) Outpatient hospital services;

    (c) Other laboratory and X-ray services;

    (d) Skilled nursing facility services, other than services in an institution for mental diseases;

    (e) Physicians' services, whether furnished in the office, the patient's home, a hospital, a skilled nursing facility or elsewhere;

    (f) Medical care, or any other type of remedial care recognized under state law, furnished by licensed practitioners within the scope of their practice as defined by state law;

    (g) Home health care services;

    (h) Private duty nursing services;

    (i) Clinic services;

    (j) Dental services;

    (k) Physical therapy and related services;

    (L) Prescribed drugs, including those dispensed and administered as provided under ORS chapter 689;

    (m) Dentures and prosthetic devices; and eyeglasses prescribed by a physician skilled in diseases of the eye or by an optometrist, whichever the individual may select;

    (n) Other diagnostic, screening, preventive and rehabilitative services;

    (o) Inpatient hospital services, skilled nursing facility services and intermediate care facility services for individuals 65 years of age or over in an institution for mental diseases;

    (p) Any other medical care, and any other type of remedial care recognized under state law;

    (q) Periodic screening and diagnosis of individuals under the age of 21 years to ascertain their physical or mental impairments, and such health care, treatment and other measures to correct or ameliorate impairments and chronic conditions discovered thereby;

    (r) Inpatient hospital services for individuals under 22 years of age in an institution for mental diseases; and

    (s) Hospice services.

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  • 4.

    "Medical assistance" includes any care or services for any individual who is a patient in a medical institution or any care or services for any individual who has attained 65 years of age or is under 22 years of age, and who is a patient in a private or public institution for mental diseases. "Medical assistance" includes "health services" as defined in ORS 414.705. "Medical assistance" does not include care or services for an inmate in a nonmedical public institution.

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