ORS 414.024¹
Guidelines for selecting areas for initial operation of programs

In the selection of any area of the state for the initial operation of the programs authorized by ORS 414.018 (Goals) to 414.024 (Guidelines for selecting areas for initial operation of programs), 414.042 (Determination of need for and amount of medical assistance), 414.107 (Entitlement to mental health care and chemical dependency services), 414.710 (Services available to certain eligible persons), 414.720 (Public hearings) and 735.712 (Office to encourage health insurance coverage among small employers), the Administrator of the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research shall take into account the levels and rates of unemployment in different areas of the state, the need to provide basic health care coverage to a population reasonably representative of the portion of the state’s population that lacks such coverage and the need for geographic, demographic and economic diversity. [1993 c.815 §31; 1997 c.683 §15; 1999 c.547 §6]

Note: See note under 414.018 (Goals).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 414—Medical Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors414.­pdf (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