2017 ORS 443.014¹
Definitions for ORS 443.014 to 443.105

As used in ORS 443.014 (Definitions for ORS 443.014 to 443.105) to 443.105 (Rules):

(1) “Caregiver registry” means a person that prequalifies, establishes and maintains a roster of qualified private contractor caregivers that is provided to a client or the client’s representative for consideration in the hiring of an individual to provide caregiver services within the client’s place of residence.

(2) “Home health agency” means a public or private agency providing coordinated home health services on a home visiting basis. “Home health agency” does not include:

(a) Any visiting nurse service or home health service conducted by and for those who rely upon spiritual means through prayer alone for healing in accordance with the tenets and practices of a recognized church or religious denomination.

(b) Those home health services offered by local health departments outside, and in addition to, programs formally designated and funded as home health agencies.

(3) “Home health services” means items and services furnished to an individual by a home health agency, or by others under arrangements with such agency, on a visiting basis, in a place of temporary or permanent residence used as the individual’s home for the purpose of maintaining that individual at home. [Formerly 443.005]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion of rules to hospitals which provide home health services, (1978) Vol 38, p 1738

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 443—Residential Care; Adult Foster Homes; Hospice Programs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors443.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 443, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano443.­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.