ORS 414.538¹
Prohibition on coverage limitations
  • priority to low-income women

(1) The Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority may not impose income or resource limitations or a prior period of uninsurance on a woman who otherwise qualifies for medical assistance under ORS 414.534 (Treatment for breast or cervical cancer) or 414.536 (Presumptive eligibility for medical assistance for treatment of breast or cervical cancer).

(2) In establishing eligibility requirements for medical assistance under ORS 414.534 (Treatment for breast or cervical cancer), the department and the authority shall give priority to low-income women. [2001 c.902 §4; 2009 c.595 §315; 2011 c.720 §141]

Note: See note under 414.532 (Definitions for ORS 414.534 to 414.538).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 414—Medical Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors414.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information