2017 ORS 179.701¹
Determination of cost-of-care rates

(1) The cost-of-care rates for a person who is or was in a state institution described in ORS 179.321 (Responsibility to supervise state institutions) shall be determined by the Department of Corrections or the Oregon Health Authority, as appropriate. The rates established shall be reasonably related to current costs of the institutions as described in ORS 179.321 (Responsibility to supervise state institutions). Current costs shall exclude costs of outpatient services as defined in ORS 430.010 (Definitions) and any other costs not directly related to the care for a person at a state institution.

(2) The cost-of-care rates for a person who was a resident of the Eastern Oregon Training Center shall be determined by the Department of Human Services. The rates established shall be reasonably related to the costs to operate, control, manage and supervise the state training center at the time of the person’s residency. The department must exclude costs of outpatient services as defined in ORS 430.010 (Definitions) and any other costs not directly related to the care of the person at the state training center. [1967 c.549 §2 (enacted in lieu of 179.700); 1973 c.806 §6; 1989 c.348 §7; 2001 c.487 §7; 2009 c.595 §153; 2011 c.658 §35; 2013 c.36 §63]

Notes of Decisions

Parents were not denied equal protec­tion by require­ment that they pay support pursuant to [former] ORS 419.513 for child placed in foster care, for foster home is not “state institu­tion” for purposes of these sec­tions. State ex rel Juvenile Depart­ment v. Rankin, 30 Or App 239, 566 P2d 1209 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Status of a responsible relative of a needy recipient when the responsible relative is also subject to pay­ment of support for an­oth­er relative in a state institu­tion, (1973) Vol 36, p 608; release of patient’s confidential case records, (1974) Vol 36, p 1080; authority of Depart­ment of Revenue for access to confidential medical in­for­ma­­tion to apply on behalf of patient under care of Mental Health Division for medical benefits, (1974) Vol 37, p 269; Mental Health Division billing for prisoner-patients transferred from correc­tional institu­tions to state institu­tions for mentally ill for cost of care and treat­ment, (1981) Vol 41, p 365

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 179—Administration of State Institutions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors179.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 179, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano179.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.