ORS 743.522¹
Additional groups designated by director

(1) As used in this section and ORS 743.521 (Leased workers):

(a) “Client employer” means an employer to whom workers are provided under contract and for a fee on a leased basis by a worker leasing company licensed under ORS 656.850 (License).

(b) “Employee” may include a retired employee.

(c) “Leased worker” means a worker provided by a worker leasing company licensed under ORS 656.850 (License).

(2) Group health insurance may be offered to a resident of this state under a group health insurance policy issued to a group other than one of the groups described in ORS 731.098 (“Group health insurance”) if:

(a) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services finds that:

(A) The issuance of the policy is in the best interest of the public;

(B) The issuance of the policy would result in economies of acquisition or administration; and

(C) The benefits are reasonable in relation to the premiums charged; and

(b) The premium for the policy is paid either from funds of a policyholder, from funds contributed by a covered person or from both. [1967 c.359 §461; 1975 c.229 §1; 1989 c.784 §13; 2001 c.943 §4; 2005 c.22 §492; 2013 c.681 §14]

Notes of Decisions

Antitrust exemp­tion for “business of insurance” (McCarran-Ferguson Act) was met by regula­tion under these sec­tions of local nonprofit health care provider offering prescrip­tion drugs in kind under its group health insurance policies. Klamath-Lake Pharmaceutical Assn. v. Klamath Medical Services Bureau, 701 F2d 1276 (1983)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 743—Health and Life Insurance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors743.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 743, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano743.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information