2017 ORS 442.720¹
Board of governors for cooperative program

(1) If the Director of the Oregon Health Authority issues an order approving an application for a cooperative program under ORS 442.710 (Application for approval of cooperative program), the director shall establish a board of governors to govern the cooperative program. The board of governors shall not constitute, for any purpose, a governmental agency.

(2) The board of governors shall consist of the president or other chief executive officer of each health care provider that is a party to the cooperative program agreement and the director or a designee of the director. The designee shall serve at the pleasure of the director. The designee shall not have any economic or other interest in any of the health care providers associated with the cooperative program.

(3) In governing the cooperative program, the board of governors shall develop policy and approve budgets for the implementation of the cooperative program.

(4) The director or designee of the director may reject any operating or capital budget of the cooperative program upon a finding by the director that the budget is not consistent with the goals listed in ORS 442.705 (Legislative findings) (2) that the cooperative program is expected to achieve. [1993 c.769 §5; 2009 c.595 §758]

Law Review Cita­tions

31 WLR 89 (1995)

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).
 
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