ORS 127.652¹
Time of providing information

The written information described in ORS 127.649 (Health care organizations required to have written policies and procedures on providing information on patient's right to make health care decisions) (1) shall be provided:

(1) By hospitals, not later than five days after an individual is admitted as an inpatient, but in any event before discharge;

(2) By long term care facilities, not later than five days after an individual is admitted as a resident, but in any event before discharge;

(3) By a home health agency or a hospice program, not later than 15 days after the initial provision of care by the agency or program but in any event before ceasing to provide care; and

(4) By a health maintenance organization, not later than the time allowed under federal law. [1991 c.761 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 127—Powers of Attorney; Advance Directives for Health Care; Declarations for Mental Health Treatment; Death with Dignity, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­127.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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. Currency Information