ORS 416.510¹
Definitions for ORS 416.510 to 416.610

As used in ORS 416.510 (Definitions for ORS 416.510 to 416.610) to 416.610 (Action against recipient who fails to notify department or prepaid managed care health services organization of claim), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) "Action" means an action, suit or proceeding.

(2) "Applicant" means an applicant for assistance.

(3) "Assistance" means moneys paid by the Department of Human Services to persons directly and moneys paid by the department or by a prepaid managed care health services organization for services provided under contract pursuant to ORS 414.725 (Prepaid managed care health services contracts) to others for the benefit of such persons.

(4) "Claim" means a claim of a recipient of assistance for damages for personal injuries against any person or public body, agency or commission other than the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation or Workers’ Compensation Board.

(5) "Compromise" means a compromise between a recipient and any person or public body, agency or commission against whom the recipient has a claim.

(6) "Department" means the Department of Human Services.

(7) "Judgment" means a judgment in any action or proceeding brought by a recipient to enforce the claim of the recipient.

(8) "Prepaid managed care health services organization" means a managed health, dental or mental health care organization that contracts with the Department of Human Services on a prepaid capitated basis under the Oregon Health Plan pursuant to ORS 414.725 (Prepaid managed care health services contracts). Prepaid managed care health services organizations may be dental care organizations, fully capitated health plans, mental health organizations or chemical dependency organizations.

(9) "Recipient" means a recipient of assistance.

(10) "Settlement" means a settlement between a recipient and any person or public body, agency or commission against whom the recipient has a claim. [Formerly 411.552; 1969 c.203 §12; 2001 c.600 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Prior right of Motor Vehicles Accident Fund or Adult and Family Services Division to reimburse­ment for costs of medical services provided indigent, (1980) Vol 41, p 257

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 416—Recovery of Aid and Support, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors416.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 416, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­416ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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