As used in this section and ORS 411.640 (Overpayments of public assistance or medical assistance), 411.675 (Submitting wrongful claim for payment of public assistance or medical assistance) and 411.690 (Liability of person wrongfully receiving payment of public assistance or medical assistance):
(1) Claims for payment includes bills, invoices, electronic transmissions and any other document requesting money in compensation for or reimbursement of needs which have been furnished to any public assistance or medical assistance recipient.
(2) Need means any type of care, service, commodity, shelter or living requirement.
(3) Person includes individuals, corporations, associations, firms, partnerships, governmental subdivisions and agencies and public and private organizations of any character. [1983 c.609 §2; 2011 c.720 §120; 2013 c.688 §55]