2017 ORS 416.510¹
Definitions for ORS 416.510 to 416.610

As used in ORS 416.510 (Definitions for ORS 416.510 to 416.610) to 416.610 (Action against recipient who fails to provide notice of claim), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Action” means an action, suit or proceeding.

(2) “Alternative payment methodology” has the meaning given that term in ORS 414.025 (Definitions for ORS chapters 411, 413 and 414).

(3) “Applicant” means an applicant for assistance.

(4) “Assistance” means moneys paid by the Department of Human Services to persons directly and moneys paid by the Oregon Health Authority or by a prepaid managed care health services organization or a coordinated care organization for services provided under contract pursuant to ORS 414.651 (Coordinated care organization contracts) to others for the benefit of such persons.

(5) “Authority” means the Oregon Health Authority.

(6) “Claim” means a claim of a recipient of assistance for damages for personal injuries against any person or public body, agency or commission other than the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation or Workers’ Compensation Board.

(7) “Compromise” means a compromise between a recipient and any person or public body, agency or commission against whom the recipient has a claim.

(8) “Coordinated care organization” means an organization that meets the criteria adopted by the authority under ORS 414.625 (Coordinated care organizations).

(9) “Judgment” means a judgment in any action or proceeding brought by a recipient to enforce the claim of the recipient.

(10) “Prepaid managed care health services organization” has the meaning given that term in ORS 414.025 (Definitions for ORS chapters 411, 413 and 414).

(11) “Recipient” means a recipient of assistance.

(12) “Settlement” means a settlement between a recipient and any person or public body, agency or commission against whom the recipient has a claim. [Formerly 411.552; 1969 c.203 §12; 2001 c.600 §1; 2009 c.595 §346; 2011 c.417 §6; 2011 c.602 §49; 2015 c.792 §8]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Prior right of Motor Vehicles Accident Fund or Adult and Family Services Division to reimburse­ment for costs of medical services provided indigent, (1980) Vol 41, p 257

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 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 416, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano416.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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