2017 ORS 414.815¹
Law Enforcement Medical Liability Account
  • limited liability
  • rules
  • report

(1) The Law Enforcement Medical Liability Account is established separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned, if any, shall inure to the benefit of the account. The moneys in the Law Enforcement Medical Liability Account are appropriated continuously to the Oregon Health Authority to pay expenses in administering the account and paying claims out of the account as provided in ORS 414.807 (Oregon Health Authority to pay for medical services related to law enforcement activity).

(2) The liability of the Law Enforcement Medical Liability Account is limited to funds allocated to the account from the Criminal Fine Account, or collected from individuals under ORS 414.805 (Liability of individual for medical services received while in custody of law enforcement officer).

(3) The authority may contract with persons experienced in medical claims processing to provide claims processing for the account.

(4) The authority shall adopt rules to implement administration of the Law Enforcement Medical Liability Account including, but not limited to, rules that establish reasonable deadlines for submission of claims.

(5) Each biennium, the Oregon Health Authority shall submit a report to the Legislative Assembly regarding the status of the Law Enforcement Medical Liability Account. Within 30 days of the convening of each odd-numbered year regular session of the Legislative Assembly, the authority shall submit the report to the chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the chair of the House Judiciary Committee. The report shall include, but is not limited to, the number of claims submitted and paid during the biennium and the amount of money in the fund at the time of the report. [1991 c.778 §1; 1993 c.196 §10; 1999 c.1051 §256; 2005 c.804 §8; 2009 c.595 §344; 2011 c.545 §49; 2011 c.597 §62]

Note: See note under 414.805 (Liability of individual for medical services received while in custody of law enforcement officer).

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.