2015 ORS 441.367¹
Facility required to give notice of base rate and policy on nonpayment
  • rules
  • notice of changes
  • civil penalty

(1) The Department of Human Services by rule shall require long term care facilities licensed under ORS 441.020 (Application) to provide written and oral notice before or at the time of admission to any resident who does not receive medical assistance under ORS chapter 414, specifying:

(a) The base daily rate and any additional expenses reasonably to be expected including medical supplies, pharmacy and doctor visits and the charges for incontinency care, feeding and laundry; and

(b) The long term care facility’s policy regarding residents who become unable to pay facility charges by reason of exhaustion of all income and resources to or below the level of eligibility for medical assistance.

(2) A long term care facility shall give 30 days’ notice in writing to all residents of changes in additional expenses or charges.

(3) The Director of Human Services may impose a civil penalty for violation of subsection (1) of this section under ORS 441.710 (Civil penalties) (1)(b). [1983 c.269 §§3,4,5; 1987 c.428 §24]

Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 441—Health Care Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors441.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 441, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano441.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.