2017 ORS 741.300¹
Definitions

As used in ORS 741.001 (Health insurance exchange) to 741.540 (Complaints and investigations confidential):

(1) “Coordinated care organization” has the meaning given that term in ORS 414.025 (Definitions for ORS chapters 411, 413 and 414).

(2) “Essential health benefits” has the meaning given that term in ORS 731.097 (“Essential health benefits”).

(3) “Health benefit plan” has the meaning given that term in ORS 743B.005 (Definitions).

(4) “Health care service contractor” has the meaning given that term in ORS 750.005 (Definitions).

(5) “Health insurance” has the meaning given that term in ORS 731.162 (“Health insurance”), excluding disability income insurance.

(6) “Health insurance exchange” or “exchange” means an American Health Benefit Exchange as described in 42 U.S.C. 18031, 18032, 18033 and 18041.

(7) “Health plan” means health insurance, a health benefit plan or health care coverage offered by an insurer.

(8) “Insurer” means an insurer as defined in ORS 731.106 (“Insurer”) that offers health insurance, a health care service contractor, a prepaid managed care health services organization or a coordinated care organization.

(9) “Insurance producer” has the meaning given that term in ORS 731.104 (“Insurance producer”).

(10) “Prepaid managed care health services organization” has the meaning given that term in ORS 414.025 (Definitions for ORS chapters 411, 413 and 414).

(11) “State program” means a program providing medical assistance, as defined in ORS 414.025 (Definitions for ORS chapters 411, 413 and 414), and any self-insured health benefit plan or health plan offered to employees by the Public Employees’ Benefit Board or the Oregon Educators Benefit Board.

(12) “Qualified health plan” means a health benefit plan available for purchase through the health insurance exchange.

(13) “Small Business Health Options Program” or “SHOP” means a health insurance exchange for small employers as described in 42 U.S.C. 18031. [2011 c.415 §1; 2013 c.681 §10; 2015 c.3 §24; 2015 c.792 §9]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 741—Health Insurance Exchange, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors741.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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.