2017 ORS 414.430¹
Access to dental care for pregnant women
  • rules

(1) The Oregon Health Authority shall prescribe by rule appropriate time frames within which a pregnant medical assistance recipient whose medical assistance is reimbursed on a fee-for-service basis and who needs general or specialty dental care must have the opportunity to be seen, or referred for, and provided:

(a) Emergency dental services;

(b) Urgent dental services;

(c) Routine dental services; and

(d) An initial dental screening or examination.

(2) The time frames prescribed by the authority for recipients whose medical assistance is reimbursed on a fee-for-service basis shall be the same as or shorter than the time frames for pregnant recipients enrolled in coordinated care organizations and dental care organizations. [2015 c.750 §2]

Note: Sections 3 and 5, chapter 750, Oregon Laws 2015, provide:

Sec. 3. (1) The Oregon Health Authority shall adopt procedures to ensure that the authority collects and processes the information necessary to determine if the requirements of section 2 of this 2015 Act [414.430 (Access to dental care for pregnant women)] are met.

(2) No later than February 1, 2017, and each year thereafter, the authority shall report to the Legislative Assembly, in the manner provided by ORS 192.245 (Form of report to legislature), on whether the wait times for pregnant women to be seen, or referred for, and provided dental care are in accordance with the rules prescribed by the authority under section 2 of this 2015 Act. [2015 c.750 §3]

Sec. 5. Section 3 of this 2015 Act is repealed on February 1, 2019. [2015 c.750 §5]

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.