ORS 442.584¹
Application for certificate of need

(1) All applicants for a certificate of need for any of the technologies or services under study by the Health Resources Commission shall provide the information specified in paragraphs (a) to (f) of this subsection. This information may be utilized by the commission in performing its functions under ORS 442.583 (Medical technology assessment program). The information shall include:

(a) The estimated number of patients needing the service or procedure who are not currently being served and who cannot be served by existing programs in the service area.

(b) The anticipated number of procedures to be performed per year for a five-year period commencing on the date the service is started or the technology is acquired.

(c) The anticipated number of patients to be served by the applicant, based on the incidence in the population to be served or the conditions for which the technology or service will be used.

(d) Clinical indications for ordering use of the technology or service, with appropriate references to relevant literature.

(e) An estimate of the treatment decisions likely to result from use of the technology or service.

(f) A proposed method for collecting data on the patients served, costs engendered directly or indirectly and the health outcomes resulting from use of the technology or service.

(2) An application shall be decided in accordance with the statutes and rules in effect at the time of filing of a completed letter of intent for that application. [1991 c.470 §§7,22]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

Power of legislature to enact pro­vi­sion requiring nursing homes to accept quota of welfare patients as condi­tion of receiving certificate of need, (1979) Vol 39, p 708

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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