ORS 442.570¹
Rural Health Services Fund
  • matching funds

(1) There is established in the State Treasury a fund, separate and distinct from the General Fund, to be known as the Rural Health Services Fund, for investments as provided by ORS 293.701 (Definitions for ORS 293.701 to 293.820) to 293.820 (Separate accounts for each local government), for the payment of expenses of the Oregon Student Assistance Commission in carrying out the purposes of ORS 315.613 (Credit available to persons providing rural medical care and affiliated with certain rural hospitals), 315.616 (Additional providers who may qualify for credit), 315.619 (Credit for medical staff at type C hospital), 353.450 (Area Health Education Center program), 442.470 (Definitions for ORS 442.470 to 442.507), 442.503 (Eligibility for economic development grants) and 442.550 (Definitions for ORS 442.550 to 442.570) to 442.570 (Rural Health Services Fund). Interest earned by the account shall be credited to the account.

(2) The Office of Rural Health shall seek matching funds from communities that benefit from placement of practitioners under ORS 442.550 (Definitions for ORS 442.550 to 442.570) to 442.570 (Rural Health Services Fund). The office shall establish a program to enroll interested communities in this program and deposit money proceeds from this effort in the Rural Health Services Fund. In addition, the office shall explore other funding sources including federal grant programs. [1989 c.893 §21; 1991 c.877 §22; 1991 c.947 §4]

Note: See note under 442.550 (Definitions for ORS 442.550 to 442.570).

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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