2017 ORS 656.794¹
Advisory committee on medical care
  • rules

There shall be created an advisory committee on medical care. This committee shall consist of members appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services to advise the director on matters relating to the provision of medical care to workers. The director by rule shall determine the composition of the committee. Membership of the committee shall include representatives of the types of health care providers that are most representative of health care providers providing medical care services to injured workers. The committee shall also include one representative of insurers, one representative of employers, one representative of workers, one representative of managed care organizations and other persons as the director may determine are necessary to carry out the purpose of the committee. Members of the committee shall be paid travel and other necessary expenses for service as a member. Such payments shall be made from the Consumer and Business Services Fund. [1965 c.285 §27; 1981 c.535 §46; 1981 c.854 §54; 1987 c.884 §26; 1999 c.879 §1]

INFORMATIONAL MATERIALS ABOUT WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SYSTEM

Law Review Cita­tions

55 OLR 432-445 (1976); 16 WLR 519 (1979); 22 WLR 559 (1986)

Chapter 656

Notes of Decisions

Party having af­firm­a­tive of any issue must prove it by preponderance of evidence unless legislature fixes some different quantum of proof. Hutcheson v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 288 Or 51, 602 P2d 268 (1979)

Amend­ments to existing statutes and enact­ment of addi­tional statutes by 1995 legisla­tion generally apply to pending cases and to orders still ap­pealable on June 7, 1995, effective date. Volk v. America West Air­lines, 135 Or App 565, 899 P2d 746 (1995), Sup Ct review denied

Amend­ments to existing statutes and enact­ment of addi­tional statutes by 1995 legisla­tion do not extend or shorten procedural time limita­tions with regard to ac­tions taken prior to June 7, 1995, effective date. Motel 6 v. McMasters, 135 Or App 583, 899 P2d 1212 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Benefit unavailability for inmates engaged in prison work programs, (1996) Vol 48, p 134

Law Review Cita­tions

24 WLR 321, 341 (1988); 32 WLR 217 (1996)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 656—Workers’ Compensation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors656.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 656, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano656.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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