2017 ORS 401.654¹
Registry of emergency health care providers
  • rules

(1) The Oregon Health Authority may establish an emergency health care provider registry that includes emergency health care providers who are available to provide health care services during an emergency or crisis. As a condition of inclusion in the registry, the authority may require:

(a) Training related to the provision of health care services in an emergency or crisis as a condition of registration; and

(b) Criminal background checks for applicants and persons who have been registered.

(2) The authority shall issue identification cards to health care providers entered in the emergency health care provider registry established under this section that:

(a) Identify the health care provider;

(b) Indicate that the health care provider is registered as an Oregon emergency health care provider;

(c) Identify the license or certification held by the health care provider, or previously held by the health care provider if the health care provider is entered in the emergency health care provider registry under ORS 401.658 (Provision of health care services by former health care provider during emergency); and

(d) Identify the health care provider’s usual area of practice, and the types of health care that the health care provider is authorized to provide, if that information is available and the authority determines that it is appropriate to provide that information.

(3) The authority by rule shall establish a form for identification cards issued under subsection (2) of this section.

(4) The authority shall support and provide assistance to the Office of Emergency Management in emergencies or crises involving the public health or requiring emergency medical response.

(5) The authority may enter into agreements with other states to facilitate the registry of out-of-state health care providers in the emergency health care provider registry established under this section. [2003 c.298 §3; 2009 c.595 §227; 2009 c.828 §1; 2011 c.89 §4]

Chapter 401

Law Review Cita­tions

54 OLR 677 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 401—Emergency Management and Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors401.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 401, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano401.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.