ORS 410.065¹
Comprehensive plan for long term care system

(1) The Department of Human Services shall develop a comprehensive plan for Oregon’s long term care system for seniors and persons with physical disabilities.

(2) In developing the comprehensive plan, the department shall work with stakeholders, advocates for seniors and advocates for persons with physical disabilities.

(3) The comprehensive plan must include recommendations for:

(a) Improving the long term care system in Oregon;

(b) Improving access by seniors and persons with physical disabilities to services in the least restrictive long term care settings;

(c) Obtaining any Medicaid waivers that may be required; and

(d) Creating a reimbursement structure that ensures access to services while controlling costs and maintaining quality care by:

(A) Reexamining client acuity and appropriate service priority level designations;

(B) Developing reimbursement rates that are reasonably competitive with rates paid by private payers;

(C) Creating incentives for providers to participate in the state medical assistance program; and

(D) Addressing geographic differentials. [2008 c.37 §1]

Note: 410.065 (Comprehensive plan for long term care system) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 410 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 410

Notes of Decisions

Agency rules making place­ment of handicapped and elderly per­sons factor of their primary service needs and providing for different residential facilities to accommodate per­sons with different needs were consistent with pro­vi­sions of this chapter in effect at time peti­tioner, who was mentally retarded, was refused place­ment at facility which primarily served elderly. Dempsey v. Senior Services Division, 92 Or App 163, 758 P2d 367 (1988)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 410—Senior and Disability Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors410.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 410, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano410.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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