2017 ORS 416.351¹
Possible limitation on recovery of certain medical assistance
  • federal law

(1) Subject to the requirements of subsection (2) of this section, if 42 U.S.C. 1396p (b)(1)(B) as in effect on January 1, 1995, is repealed without replacement or is declared unconstitutional, the Director of the Oregon Health Authority shall limit the recovery of medical assistance paid pursuant to ORS chapter 414 from the estate of an individual or a recipient of property or other assets held by an individual at the time of death, including a surviving spouse of the individual, to the recovery of medical assistance payments paid on behalf of the individual on or after the date that the individual attained 65 years of age.

(2) The director shall limit the recovery of medical assistance as described under subsection (1) of this section only if the director determines, after receiving the written opinion of the Attorney General, that the recovery limitation will not violate any federal law in effect on the operative date of the recovery limitation. The director may condition, limit, modify or terminate any recovery limitation as the director considers necessary to avoid a violation of federal law. [Formerly 414.106]

Note: Definitions in 25.010 (Definitions for support enforcement laws) and 25.011 (“Address” defined) relating to support payments or support enforcement procedures apply to ORS chapter 416.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 416—Recovery of Aid and Child Support, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors416.­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.