2015 ORS 743A.024¹
Services provided by clinical social worker

Whenever any individual or group health insurance policy or blanket health insurance policy described in ORS 743.536 ("Blanket health insurance" defined) (3) provides for payment or reimbursement for any service within the lawful scope of service of a clinical social worker licensed under ORS 675.530 (License):

(1) The insured under the policy shall be entitled to the services of a clinical social worker licensed under ORS 675.530 (License), upon referral by a physician or psychologist.

(2) The insured under the policy shall be entitled to have payment or reimbursement made to the insured or on behalf of the insured for the services performed. The payment or reimbursement shall be in accordance with the benefits provided in the policy and shall be computed in the same manner whether performed by a physician, by a psychologist or by a clinical social worker, according to the customary and usual fee of clinical social workers in the area served. [Formerly 743.714; 2009 c.442 §46]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 743A—Health Insurance: Reimbursement of Claims, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors743A.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.