ORS 445.140¹
Audit and determination of validity of claims

The Department of Human Services shall examine and audit each claim filed with it under this chapter. From the information and data contained in the claim, the reports of the claimant, the documents so accompanying and supporting the claim and such other evidence as it may reasonably require or itself adduce, the department shall find and determine:

(1) Whether or not the claim has been filed within the time limited in ORS 445.090 (Filing of claims).

(2) Whether or not the claim is predicated upon care supplied to a person suffering from a motor vehicle injury.

(3) Whether or not the injured person is unable to pay the charges for which the claim is filed, within the meaning of ORS 445.020 (Determination of indigency).

(4) Whether or not the claimant has made reasonable and timely effort to effect collection of its claim. [Amended by 1969 c.260 §6; 1985 c.279 §9]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 445—Indigent Persons Injured in Motor Vehicle Accidents, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­445.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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