ORS 441.020¹
Application
  • fees

(1) Licenses for health care facilities including long term care facilities, as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions), shall be obtained from the Department of Human Services.

(2) Applications shall be upon such forms and shall contain such information as the department may reasonably require, which may include affirmative evidence of ability to comply with such reasonable standards and rules as may lawfully be prescribed under ORS 441.055 (Rules).

(3) Each application shall be accompanied by the license fee. If the license is denied, the fee shall be refunded to the applicant. If the license is issued, the fee shall be paid into the State Treasury to the credit of the Department of Human Services Account for carrying out the functions under ORS 441.015 (Licensing of facilities and health maintenance organizations) to 441.063 (Use of facilities by licensed podiatric physicians and surgeons) and 431.607 (Department of Human Services to develop comprehensive emergency medical services and trauma system) to 431.619 (Continuous duties of department).

(4) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (5) of this section, for hospitals with:

(a) Fewer than 26 beds, the annual license fee shall be $750.

(b) Twenty-six beds or more but fewer than 50 beds, the annual license fee shall be $1,000.

(c) Fifty or more beds but fewer than 100 beds, the annual license fee shall be $1,900.

(d) One hundred beds or more but fewer than 200 beds, the annual license fee shall be $2,900.

(e) Two hundred or more beds, the annual license fee shall be $3,400.

(5) For long term care facilities with:

(a) Fewer than 16 beds, the annual license fee shall be up to $120.

(b) Sixteen beds or more but fewer than 50 beds, the annual license fee shall be up to $175.

(c) Fifty beds or more but fewer than 100 beds, the annual license fee shall be up to $350.

(d) One hundred beds or more but fewer than 200 beds, the annual license fee shall be up to $450.

(e) Two hundred beds or more, the annual license fee shall be up to $580.

(6) For special inpatient care facilities with:

(a) Fewer than 26 beds, the annual license fee shall be $750.

(b) Twenty-six beds or more but fewer than 50 beds, the annual license fee shall be $1,000.

(c) Fifty beds or more but fewer than 100 beds, the annual license fee shall be $1,900.

(d) One hundred beds or more but fewer than 200 beds, the annual license fee shall be $2,900.

(e) Two hundred beds or more, the annual license fee shall be $3,400.

(7) For ambulatory surgical centers, the annual license fee shall be $1,000.

(8) For birthing centers, the annual license fee shall be $250.

(9) For outpatient renal dialysis facilities, the annual license fee shall be $1,500.

(10) During the time the licenses remain in force holders thereof are not required to pay inspection fees to any county, city or other municipality.

(11) Any health care facility license may be indorsed to permit operation at more than one location. In such case the applicable license fee shall be the sum of the license fees which would be applicable if each location were separately licensed.

(12) Licenses for health maintenance organizations shall be obtained from the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services pursuant to ORS 731.072 ("Certificate of authority," "license"). [Amended by 1957 c.697 §1; 1971 c.650 §19; 1971 c.730 §5; 1973 c.840 §5; 1977 c.284 §4; 1977 c.751 §20a; 1979 c.696 §15; 1987 c.428 §3; 1987 c.918 §7; 1995 c.449 §1; 1997 c.249 §139; 2001 c.100 §2; 2001 c.900 §161]

Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 441—Health Care Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors441.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 441, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­441ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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