2017 ORS 677.099¹
Notice of participation or nonparticipation in Medicare assignment program
  • rules

(1) A physician currently a participating physician in the Medicare assignment program under 42 U.S.C. 1395(b)(3)(B) II shall post a notice reading:

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(Physician’s name) is participating in the Medicare Assignment Program. The physician will not charge you fees above the Medicare determined annual deductible and the per visit copayment. Ask your physician for more information concerning your fees.

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(2) A physician not currently a participating physician in the Medicare assignment program under 42 U.S.C. 1395(b)(3)(B) II shall post a notice reading:

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(Physician’s name) is not participating in the Medicare Assignment Program and may legally charge you fees in addition to the Medicare determined annual deductible and per visit copayment. Ask your physician for more information concerning your fees.

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(3) The Oregon Medical Board shall establish by rule the dimension and design for the printing and posting of the sign so as to assure that it can be seen and read by Medicare beneficiaries.

(4) If the physician has reasonable cause to believe that the patient cannot read the sign or cannot comprehend its content, the physician shall endeavor to explain the meaning of the notice. [1987 c.379 §§2,3,4,5]

Chapter 677

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Extent of grandfather right under 1969 Act amending barbers law, (1972) Vol 36, p 23; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 677—Regulation of Medicine, Podiatry and Acupuncture, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors677.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 677, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano677.­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.