ORS 414.033¹
Expenditures for medical assistance authorized

The Department of Human Services may:

(1) Subject to the allotment system provided for in ORS 291.234 (Department to make allotments to state officers and agencies of appropriations and funds) to 291.260 (Approving, modifying or disapproving requests and budgets to be submitted to the federal government), expend such sums as are required to be expended in this state to provide medical assistance. Expenditures for medical assistance include, but are not limited to, expenditures for deductions, cost sharing, enrollment fees, premiums or similar charges imposed with respect to hospital insurance benefits or supplementary health insurance benefits, as established by federal law.

(2) Enter into agreements with, join with or accept grants from, the federal government for cooperative research and demonstration projects for public welfare purposes, including, but not limited to, any project which determines the cost of providing medical assistance to the medically needy and evaluates service delivery systems. [1991 c.66 §5]

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.
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