Payment of expenses by department
(1) Notwithstanding that a child is not a victim under ORS 147.015 (Eligibility for compensation) (1)(a), in cases of suspected child sexual abuse as described in ORS 419B.005 (Definitions) (1)(a)(C), (D) or (E), or child physical abuse by an adult or caretaker as otherwise described in ORS 419B.005 (Definitions) (1)(a)(A), compensation may be made on behalf of the child for a child abuse medical assessment as defined in ORS 418.782 (Definitions for ORS 418.746 to 418.796) or a medical examination required by ORS 419B.023 (Duties of person conducting investigation under ORS 419B.020), if:
(a) The expenses are actually paid or incurred by the applicant; and
(b) A claim is filed on behalf of the child in the manner provided in ORS 147.015 (Eligibility for compensation).
(2) The Department of Justice may pay compensation for child abuse medical assessments or medical examinations required by ORS 419B.023 (Duties of person conducting investigation under ORS 419B.020) regardless of whether a finding of abuse is made and only if other insurance is unavailable. If the department pays compensation, the department shall pay the compensation directly to the provider of the services. The medical fee schedules for payment under this section shall be the schedules adopted under ORS 147.035 (Compensable losses). [1997 c.872 §25; 2009 c.296 §3; 2013 c.720 §16]
Note: 147.390 (Payment of expenses by department) and 147.391 (Limitation on obligation of Criminal Injuries Compensation Account under ORS 147.390) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 147 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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