2007 ORS 656.799¹
Informational materials for other health care professionals
  • certification of review of materials

(1) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall develop and make available to medical service providers informational materials about the workers’ compensation system including, but not limited to, the management of indemnity claims, standards for the authorization of temporary disability benefits, return to work responsibilities and programs, and workers’ compensation rules and procedures for medical service providers.

(2) Prior to providing compensable medical services or authorizing temporary disability benefits under ORS 656.245 (Medical services to be provided), a medical service provider must certify, in a form acceptable to the director, that the medical service provider has reviewed the materials developed under this section.

(3) As used in this section, "medical service provider" means a:

(a) Doctor or physician licensed by the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners for the State of Oregon under ORS chapter 684 or a similarly licensed doctor or physician in any country or in any state, territory or possession of the United States;

(b) Podiatric physician and surgeon licensed by the Oregon Medical Board under ORS 677.805 (Definitions for ORS 677.805 to 677.840) to 677.840 (Fees) or a similarly licensed doctor or physician in any country or in any state, territory or possession of the United States;

(c) Physician assistant licensed by the Oregon Medical Board in accordance with ORS 677.505 (Application of provisions governing physician assistants to other health professions) to 677.525 (Fees) or a similarly licensed physician assistant in any country or in any state, territory or possession of the United States; or

(d) Doctor of naturopathy or naturopathic physician licensed by the Board of Naturopathic Examiners licensed under ORS chapter 685 or a similarly licensed doctor or physician in any country or in any state, territory or possession of the United States. [2007 c.252 §7]

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Notes of Decisions

Party having af­firm­a­tive of any issue must prove it by preponderance of evidence unless legislature fixes some different quantum of proof. Hutcheson v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 288 Or 51, 602 P2d 268 (1979)

Amend­ments to existing statutes and enact­ment of addi­tional statutes by 1995 legisla­tion generally apply to pending cases and to orders still ap­pealable on June 7, 1995, effective date. Volk v. America West Air­lines, 135 Or App 565, 899 P2d 746 (1995), Sup Ct review denied

Amend­ments to existing statutes and enact­ment of addi­tional statutes by 1995 legisla­tion do not extend or shorten procedural time limita­tions with regard to ac­tions taken prior to June 7, 1995, effective date. Motel 6 v. McMasters, 135 Or App 583, 899 P2d 1212 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Benefit unavailability for inmates engaged in prison work programs, (1996) Vol 48, p 134

Law Review Cita­tions

24 WLR 321, 341 (1988); 32 WLR 217 (1996)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 656—Workers' Compensation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­656.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 656, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­656ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.