ORS 735.650¹
Application of provisions of Insurance Code

(1) The following provisions of the Insurance Code shall apply to the pool to the extent applicable and not inconsistent with the express provisions of ORS 735.600 (Legislative intent) to 735.650 (Application of provisions of Insurance Code): ORS 731.004 (Short title) to 731.022 (Compliance with Insurance Code required), 731.052 (Insurance Code definitions) to 731.146 ("Transact insurance"), 731.162 ("Health insurance"), 731.216 (Administrative power of director) to 731.328 (Deposits by unauthorized insurers in actions or proceedings), 742.023 (Contents of policies in general), 742.028 (Additional policy contents), 742.046 (Delivery of policy), 742.051 (Renewal by certificate), 742.056 (Certain conduct not deemed waiver), 743.024 (Personal insurance, insurable interest and beneficiaries), 743.027 (Consent of individual required for life and health insurance), 743.028 (Uniform health insurance claim forms), 743.041 (Payment discharges insurer), 743.050 (Exemption of proceeds of health insurance), 743.100 (Short title) to 743.106 (Reading ease standards for life and health insurance policies), 743.402 (Exceptions to individual health insurance policy requirements), 743.801 (Definitions), 743.803 (Medical services contract provisions), 743.804 (Requirements for insurer offering health benefit plan), 743.806 (Utilization review requirements for medical services contracts to which insurer not party), 743.807 (Utilization review requirements for insurers offering health benefit plan), 743.808 (Requirements for insurers that require designation of participating primary care physician), 743.811 (Applicability), 743.814 (Requirements for insurers offering managed health insurance), 743.817 (Requirements for insurers offering managed health or preferred provider organization insurance), 743.819 (Reporting requirements), 743.821 (Required managed health insurance contract provision), 743.823 (Enforcement of Newborns' and Mothers' Health Protection Act of 1996), 743.827 (Health Care Consumer Protection Advisory Committee), 743.829 (Decisions regarding health care facility length of stay, level of care and follow-up care), 743.834 (Insurer prohibited practices), 743.837 (Prior authorization requirements), 743.839 (Disclosure of information), 743.845 (Designation of women's health care provider as primary care provider), 743A.084 (Unmarried women and their children), 743A.090 (Newly born and adopted children), 746.005 (Trade practices exempted from prohibitions) to 746.370 (Records of insureds), 746.600 (Definitions for ORS 746.600 to 746.690), 746.605 (Purpose), 746.607 (Use and disclosure of personal information), 746.608 (Rules), 746.610 (Application of ORS 746.600 to 746.690), 746.615 (Pretext interviews prohibited), 746.625 (Marketing and research surveys), 746.635 (Investigative consumer reports), 746.650 (Reasons for adverse underwriting decisions), 746.655 (Information concerning previous adverse underwriting decisions), 746.660 (Basing adverse underwriting decision on previous adverse decision), 746.668 (Relationship of ORS 746.620, 746.630 and 746.665 to federal Fair Credit Reporting Act), 746.670 (Investigatory powers), 746.675 (Service of process on out-of-state insurance-support organizations), 746.680 (Remedies) and 746.690 (Obtaining information under false pretenses prohibited).

(2) For the purposes of this section only, the pool shall be deemed an insurer, pool coverage shall be deemed individual health insurance and pool coverage contracts shall be deemed policies. [1987 c.838 §14; 1989 c.701 §72; 1989 c.838 §18; 1999 c.987 §3; 2001 c.356 §4; 2003 c.87 §20]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State is not liable for losses incurred by Oregon Medical Insurance Pool and pools' policy holders bear ultimate risk of pools' insolvency, in that there would be no source of funds to pay benefits under their policies, (1989) Vol 46, p 155

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 735—Alternative Insurance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors735.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 735, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­735ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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