ORS 431A.850¹
Definitions

As used in ORS 431A.855 (Establishment of program) to 431A.900 (Civil penalty for violation of ORS 431A.855 to 431A.900):

(1) “Dental director” means a dentist, as defined in ORS 679.010 (Definitions), employed by a coordinated care organization, dental clinic or office, or a system of dental clinics or offices, for the purpose of overseeing the operations of the dental clinic or office, or the system of dental clinics or offices, and ensuring the delivery of quality dental care within the clinic, office or system.

(2) “Dispense” and “dispensing” have the meanings given those terms in ORS 689.005 (Definitions).

(3) “Drug outlet” has the meaning given that term in ORS 689.005 (Definitions).

(4) “Health professional regulatory board” means a health professional regulatory board, as defined in ORS 676.160 (Definitions for ORS 676.165 to 676.180), the Long Term Care Administrators Board, the Board of Licensed Dietitians and the Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board.

(5) “Medical director” means a physician employed by a coordinated care organization, hospital, health care clinic or system of hospitals or health care clinics for the purposes of overseeing the operations of the coordinated care organization, hospital, clinic or system and ensuring the delivery of quality health care within the coordinated care organization, hospital, clinic or system.

(6) “Pharmacist” means:

(a) A pharmacist as defined in ORS 689.005 (Definitions); or

(b) An individual licensed to practice pharmacy in another state, if the requirements for licensure are similar, as determined by the Oregon Health Authority, to the requirements for being licensed as a pharmacist as defined in ORS 689.005 (Definitions).

(7) “Pharmacy director” means a pharmacist employed by a coordinated care organization, pharmacy or system of pharmacies for the purposes of overseeing the operations of the coordinated care organization, pharmacy or system and ensuring the delivery of quality pharmaceutical care within the coordinated care organization, pharmacy or system.

(8) “Practitioner” means:

(a) A practitioner as defined in ORS 689.005 (Definitions); or

(b) An individual licensed to practice a profession in another state, if the requirements for licensure are similar, as determined by the authority, to the requirements for being licensed as a practitioner as defined in ORS 689.005 (Definitions).

(9) “Prescription” has the meaning given that term in ORS 475.005 (Definitions for ORS 475.005 to 475.285 and 475.752 to 475.980).

(10) “Prescription drug” has the meaning given that term in ORS 689.005 (Definitions). [Formerly 431.960; 2017 c.101 §11; 2017 c.683 §11; 2018 c.61 §14; 2019 c.53 §1; 2019 c.583 §15]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 431A—Public Health Programs and Activities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors431A.­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.
 
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