2017 ORS 677.137¹
License required for practice of medicine across state lines
  • exceptions

(1) A person may not engage in the practice of medicine across state lines, claim qualification to engage in the practice of medicine across state lines or use any title, word or abbreviation to indicate or to induce another to believe that the person is licensed to engage in the practice of medicine across state lines unless the person is licensed in accordance with ORS 677.139 (License to practice medicine across state lines).

(2) ORS 677.135 (“Practice of medicine across state lines” defined for ORS 677.135 to 677.141) to 677.141 (Responsibilities) do not apply to a physician engaging in the practice of medicine across state lines in an emergency, as defined by rule of the Oregon Medical Board.

(3) ORS 677.135 (“Practice of medicine across state lines” defined for ORS 677.135 to 677.141) to 677.141 (Responsibilities) do not apply to a licensed physician located outside this state who:

(a) Consults with another physician licensed to practice medicine in this state; and

(b) Does not undertake the primary responsibility for diagnosing or rendering treatment to a patient within this state.

(4) ORS 677.135 (“Practice of medicine across state lines” defined for ORS 677.135 to 677.141) to 677.141 (Responsibilities) do not apply to a licensed physician located outside this state who has an established physician-patient relationship with a person who is in Oregon temporarily and who requires the direct medical treatment by that physician. [1999 c.549 §3]

Note: See note under 677.135 (“Practice of medicine across state lines” defined for ORS 677.135 to 677.141).

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.