2017 ORS 442.430¹
Investigations
  • confidentiality of data

(1) Whenever a further investigation is considered necessary or desirable by the Oregon Health Authority to verify the accuracy of the information in the reports made by health care facilities, the authority may make any necessary further examination of the facility’s records and accounts. Such further examinations include, but are not limited to, requiring a full or partial audit of all such records and accounts.

(2) In carrying out the duties prescribed by ORS 442.400 (“Health care facility” defined) to 442.463 (Annual utilization report), the authority may utilize its own staff or may contract with any appropriate, independent, qualified third party. No such contractor shall release or publish or otherwise use any information made available to it under its contractual responsibility unless such permission is specifically granted by the authority. [Formerly 441.445; 1995 c.727 §28; 1997 c.683 §24; 2009 c.792 §41; 2015 c.318 §33]

Chapter 442

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Participa­tion of hospital owners or administrators in joint review of hospital expenses, services, (1978) Vol 38, p 2060; State Health Planning and Develop­ment Agency’s responsibility to evaluate and act upon nursing home budget and rate increase notifica­tions where posi­tions and funds are deleted from agency’s budget, (1979) Vol 40, p 56; health systems agency’s failure to review or submit recommenda­tion and findings on applica­tion for certificate of need, (1979) Vol 40, p 135

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 442—Health Planning, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors442.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 442, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano442.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.