2015 ORS 414.041¹
Simplified application process
  • outreach and enrollment

(1) The Oregon Health Authority, under the direction of the Oregon Health Policy Board and in collaboration with the Department of Human Services, shall implement a streamlined and simple application process for the medical assistance and premium assistance programs administered by the Oregon Health Authority. The process must meet the requirements of ORS 411.400 (Application for medical assistance), 411.402 (Procedures for verifying eligibility for medical assistance), 411.404 (Determination of eligibility for medical assistance), 411.406 (Notice of change in circumstances), 411.408 (Hearing on eligibility for medical assistance) and 411.967 (Forms and notices to be in plain language).

(2) In developing the simplified application process, the authority shall consult with persons not employed by the authority who have experience in serving vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations.

(3) The authority and the department shall facilitate outreach and enrollment efforts to connect eligible individuals with all available publicly funded health programs. [2009 c.867 §35; 2009 c.828 §58; 2011 c.720 §130; 2013 c.681 §47; 2013 c.688 §69]

Note: 414.041 (Simplified application process) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 414 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 414—Medical Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors414.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.