2017 ORS 443.447¹
Quality Measurement Council

(1) The Quality Measurement Council is established in the Department of Human Services to prescribe how the department shall implement the Residential Care Quality Measurement Program established under ORS 443.446 (Residential Care Quality Measurement Program).

(2) The council consists of eight members, appointed by the Governor, as follows:

(a) One individual representing the Oregon Patient Safety Commission;

(b) One individual representing residential care facilities;

(c) One consumer representative from an Alzheimer’s advocacy organization;

(d) One licensed health care practitioner with experience in geriatrics;

(e) Two individuals associated with an academic institution who have expertise in research using data and analytics and in community-based care and quality reporting;

(f) The Long Term Care Ombudsman or a designee of the Long Term Care Ombudsman; and

(g) One individual representing the department.

(3)(a) On and after January 1, 2022, the council may update by rule the quality metrics to be reported by residential care facilities under ORS 443.446 (Residential Care Quality Measurement Program).

(b) In developing quality metrics the council shall consider whether the data that must be reported reflect and promote quality care and whether reporting the data is unnecessarily burdensome on residential care facilities. [2017 c.679 §16]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

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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.