2017 ORS 743.546¹
Exemption of policy form approval for blanket health insurance policies

The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services may exempt from the policy form filing and approval requirements of ORS 742.003 (Filing and approval of policy forms), for so long as the director deems proper, any blanket health insurance policy to which in the opinion of the director such requirements may not practicably be applied, or may dispense with such filing and approval whenever, in the opinion of the director, it is not desirable or necessary for the protection of the public. [1967 c.359 §469]

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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 743, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano743.­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.