ORS 443.019¹
Requirement for on-site inspection

(1) The Oregon Health Authority shall conduct an on-site inspection of a home health agency and a caregiver registry prior to licensure and at least once every three years thereafter.

(2) In lieu of an on-site inspection, the authority may accept a certification or accreditation from a federal agency or an accrediting body approved by the authority that the state licensing standards have been met, if:

(a) The certification or accreditation is recognized by the authority as addressing the standards and conditions of participation requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and any additional standards set by the authority;

(b) The agency or registry notifies the authority to participate in any exit interview conducted by the federal agency or accrediting body; and

(c) The agency or registry provides copies of all documentation concerning the certification or accreditation requested by the authority. [2009 c.792 §18; 2009 c.792 §66; 2011 c.70 §11]

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 Program, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors443.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 443, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano443.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information