ORS 442.500¹
Technical and financial assistance to rural communities

(1) The Office of Rural Health shall provide technical assistance to rural communities interested in developing health care delivery systems.

(2) Communities shall make application for this technical assistance on forms developed by the office for this purpose.

(3) The office shall make the final decision concerning which communities receive the money and whether a loan is made or a grant is given.

(4) The office may make grants or loans to rural communities for the purpose of establishing or maintaining medical care services.

(5) The office shall provide technical assistance and coordination of rural health activities through staff services which include monitoring, evaluation, community needs analysis, information gathering and disseminating, guidance, linkages and research. [1979 c.513 §8; 1981 c.693 §22; 1983 c.482 §21]

Chapter 442

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Participa­tion of hospital owners or administrators in joint review of hospital expenses, services, (1978) Vol 38, p 2060; State Health Planning and Develop­ment Agency's responsibility to evaluate and act upon nursing home budget and rate increase notifica­tions where posi­tions and funds are deleted from agency's budget, (1979) Vol 40, p 56; health systems agency's failure to review or submit recommenda­tion and findings on applica­tion for certificate of need, (1979) Vol 40, p 135

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 442—Health Planning, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors442.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 442, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­442ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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