Mental Health Services Fund
The Mental Health Services Fund is established in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund. The Mental Health Services Fund comprises moneys collected or received by the Oregon Health Authority, the Department of Human Services and the Department of Corrections under ORS 179.640 (Determination of ability to pay), 426.241 (Payment of care, custody and treatment costs) and 430.165 (Fee schedules). The moneys in the fund are continuously appropriated to the Oregon Health Authority, the Department of Human Services and the Department of Corrections for the purposes of paying the costs of:
(1) Services provided to a person in a state institution, as defined in ORS 179.610 (Definitions for ORS 179.610 to 179.770);
(2) Emergency psychiatric care, custody and treatment paid under ORS 426.241 (Payment of care, custody and treatment costs);
(3) Emergency care, custody or treatment provided to a person admitted to or detained in a state mental hospital or nonhospital facility under ORS 426.070 (Initiation), 426.140 (Place of confinement), 426.180 (Emergency commitment of individuals in Indian country) to 426.210 (Limit of detention after commitment in emergency proceedings), 426.228 (Custody), 426.232 (Emergency admission) or 426.233 (Authority of community mental health program director and of other individuals); and
(4) Programs operating under ORS 430.265 (Contracts with federal government for services to alcohol and drug-dependent persons), 430.306 (Definitions) to 430.375 (Fee schedule), 430.405 (“Drug-dependent person” defined for ORS 430.415), 430.415 (Drug dependence as illness) and 430.850 (Treatment program) to 430.880 (Gifts, grants or services). [2011 c.720 §226; 2012 c.25 §5; 2015 c.785 §8; 2018 c.76 §5]
Note: 430.197 (Mental Health Services Fund) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 430 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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