2017 ORS 413.201¹
Targeted outreach for Health Care for All Oregon Children program
  • grants to address health care access barriers

(1) The Oregon Health Authority is responsible for statewide outreach and marketing of the Health Care for All Oregon Children program established in ORS 414.231 (Eligibility for Healthy Kids program) and administered by the authority with the goal of enrolling in the program all eligible children residing in this state. The authority, in collaboration with the work group described in subsection (3) of this section, shall evaluate and implement the outreach and marketing strategies designed to most effectively encourage the enrollment of children in the program.

(2) To maximize the enrollment and retention of eligible children in the Health Care for All Oregon Children program, the authority shall develop and administer a grant program to provide funding to organizations and community based groups to deliver culturally specific and targeted outreach and direct application assistance to:

(a) Members of racial, ethnic and language minority communities;

(b) Children living in geographic isolation; and

(c) Children and family members with additional barriers to accessing health care, such as cognitive, mental health or sensory disorders, physical disabilities or chemical dependency, and children experiencing homelessness.

(3) The authority shall convene a work group, consisting of individuals with experience in conducting outreach to the individuals described in subsection (2)(a) to (c) of this section, to advise and assist the authority in carrying out its duties under this section. [2009 c.867 §34; 2009 c.828 §57; 2013 c.681 §46; 2017 c.652 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 413—Oregon Health Authority, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors413.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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.