ORS 414.705¹
Definitions for ORS 414.705 to 414.750

(1) As used in ORS 414.705 (Definitions for ORS 414.705 to 414.750) to 414.750 (Authority of Legislative Assembly to authorize services for other persons), "health services" means at least so much of each of the following as are approved and funded by the Legislative Assembly:

(a) Services required by federal law to be included in the state’s medical assistance program in order for the program to qualify for federal funds;

(b) Services provided by a physician as defined in ORS 677.010 (Definitions), a nurse practitioner certified under ORS 678.375 (Nurse practitioners) or other licensed practitioner within the scope of the practitioner’s practice as defined by state law, and ambulance services;

(c) Prescription drugs;

(d) Laboratory and X-ray services;

(e) Medical supplies;

(f) Mental health services;

(g) Chemical dependency services;

(h) Emergency dental services;

(i) Nonemergency dental services;

(j) Provider services, other than services described in paragraphs (a) to (i), (k), (L) and (m) of this subsection, defined by federal law that may be included in the state’s medical assistance program;

(k) Emergency hospital services;

(L) Outpatient hospital services; and

(m) Inpatient hospital services.

(2) Health services approved and funded under subsection (1) of this section are subject to the prioritized list of health services required in ORS 414.720 (Public hearings). [1989 c.836 §2; 1991 c.753 §4; 2003 c.735 §1; 2003 c.810 §7]

Note: 414.705 (Definitions for ORS 414.705 to 414.750) to 414.750 (Authority of Legislative Assembly to authorize services for other persons) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 414 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 414—Medical Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors414.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 414, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­414ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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