2017 ORS 414.044¹
Notice to Department of Veterans’ Affairs of information regarding applications for health care coverage by uniformed service members and veterans
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(1) As used in this section:

(a) “Uniformed service” means the Armed Forces of the United States, the Army National Guard or the Air National Guard when the member is engaged in active duty for training, inactive duty for training or full-time National Guard duty, the commissioned corps of the United States Public Health Service and any other category of persons designated by the President of the United States in time of war or national emergency.

(b) “Written information” means information that is in written form and includes but is not limited to information obtained by electronic means, such as electronic mail, facsimile or other form of electronic communication.

(2)(a) Subject to subsection (3) of this section, the Director of the Oregon Health Authority shall notify the Director of Veterans’ Affairs at least once each month regarding receipt of written information from a member or veteran of a uniformed service in connection with an application for health care coverage.

(b) The notification required under this subsection is limited to notifying the Director of Veterans’ Affairs of the name and residence address or mailing address of the member or veteran.

(c) The authorization of a member or veteran as required by subsection (3) of this section may be contained in the written information at the time it is received by the Oregon Health Authority or separately at another time, but the authorization must specifically authorize the notification to be made under this section.

(3) The Director of the Oregon Health Authority shall notify the Director of Veterans’ Affairs as required by subsection (2) of this section only if authorized to do so in writing by the member or veteran of a uniformed service.

(4) The Oregon Health Authority, in consultation with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, shall adopt rules to implement the provisions of this section, including but not limited to the method of notification required under subsection (2) of this section. [2015 c.621 §1]

Note: 414.044 (Notice to Department of Veterans’ Affairs of information regarding applications for health care coverage by uniformed service members and veterans) 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 (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.