2015 ORS 742.525¹
Provider charges

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, a provider shall charge a person who receives personal injury protection benefits or that person’s insurer the lesser of:

(a) An amount that does not exceed the amount the provider charges the general public; or

(b) An amount that does not exceed the fee schedules for medical services published pursuant to ORS 656.248 (Medical service fee schedules) for expenses of medical, hospital, dental, surgical and prosthetic services.

(2) For expenses of hospital services that are subject to the adjusted cost-to-charge ratio specified for a hospital in the hospital fee schedule published pursuant to ORS 656.248 (Medical service fee schedules), a provider of hospital services shall charge a person who receives personal injury protection benefits or that person’s insurer the greater of:

(a) The amount of the hospital charges multiplied by the adjusted cost-to-charge ratio specified for the hospital; or

(b) Ninety percent of the hospital charges. [2003 c.813 §4; 2005 c.341 §4; 2011 c.707 §1]

Note: 742.525 (Provider charges) was added to and made a part of 742.518 (Definitions for ORS 742.518 to 742.542) to 742.542 (Effect of personal injury protection benefits paid) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

(formerly 743.800 to 743.835)

Notes of Decisions

Nothing in PIP statutes prohibits plaintiff from pleading and proving all special damages in a civil ac­tion, even though plaintiff has received PIP benefits from his insurer. Koberstein v. Sierra Glass, 65 Or App 409, 671 P2d 1190 (1983), as modified by 66 Or App 883, 675 P2d 1126 (1984), Sup Ct review denied

PIP endorse­ment which offsets PIP pay­ments against policy's liability limits does not contravene PIP scheme of these statutes. Edwards v. Bonneville Automobile Insurance Co., 68 Or App 863, 683 P2d 142 (1984), aff'd 299 Or 119, 699 P2d 670 (1985)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 742—Insurance Policies Generally; Property and Casualty Policies, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors742.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 742, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano742.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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