2015 ORS 411.640¹
Overpayments of public assistance or medical assistance

A person has received an overpayment of public assistance or medical assistance, for purposes of ORS 411.703 (Issuance of warrants for overpayment of public assistance or medical assistance), if the person has:

(1) Received, either for the benefit of the person or for the benefit of any other person, any amount or type of public assistance or medical assistance to which the person or the other person is not entitled under state law;

(2) Spent lawfully received public assistance or medical assistance that was designated by the Department of Human Services or the Oregon Health Authority for a specific purpose on an expense not approved by the department or the authority and not considered a basic requirement under ORS 411.070 (Statewide standards for public assistance) (2)(a) or a health service;

(3) Misappropriated public assistance or medical assistance by cashing and retaining the proceeds of a check on which the person is not the payee and the check has not been lawfully indorsed or assigned to the person; or

(4) Failed to reimburse the department or the authority, when required by law, for public assistance or medical assistance furnished for a need for which the person is compensated by another source. [1963 c.499 §4; 2007 c.118 §1; 2011 c.720 §119; 2013 c.688 §53]

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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public Welfare Division records showing cost of medical services to welfare recipients as public records, (1972) Vol 35, p 1143


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 411—Public Assistance and Medical Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors411.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 411, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano411.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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