2015 ORS 127.646¹
Definitions for ORS 127.646 to 127.654

As used in ORS 127.646 (Definitions for ORS 127.646 to 127.654) to 127.654 (Scope of requirement):

(1) Health care organization means a home health agency, hospice program, hospital, long term care facility or health maintenance organization.

(2) Health maintenance organization has the meaning given that term in ORS 750.005 (Definitions), except that health maintenance organization includes only those organizations that participate in the federal Medicare or Medicaid programs.

(3) Home health agency has the meaning given that term in ORS 443.014 (Definitions for ORS 443.014 to 443.105).

(4) Hospice program has the meaning given that term in ORS 443.850 (Definitions for ORS 443.850 to 443.869).

(5) Hospital has the meaning given that term in ORS 442.015 (Definitions). Hospital does not include a special inpatient care facility.

(6) Long term care facility has the meaning given that term in ORS 442.015 (Definitions), except that long term care facility does not include an intermediate care facility for individuals with mental retardation. [1991 c.761 §1; 2001 c.104 §38; 2009 c.595 §87; 2009 c.792 §30]

(formerly 97.050 to 97.090)

Law Review Cita­tions

23 WLR 69, 70 (1987); 26 WLR 306 (1990); 71 OLR 909 (1992)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 127—Powers of Attorney; Advance Directives for Health Care; Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Registry; Declarations for Mental Health Treatment; Death with Dignity, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors127.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 127, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano127.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.