2017 ORS 743A.170¹
Tobacco use cessation programs

(1) A health benefit plan as defined in ORS 743B.005 (Definitions) must provide payment, coverage or reimbursement of at least $500 for a tobacco use cessation program for a person enrolled in the plan who is 15 years of age or older.

(2) As used in this section, “tobacco use cessation program” means a program recommended by a physician that follows the United States Public Health Service guidelines for tobacco use cessation. “Tobacco use cessation program” includes education and medical treatment components designed to assist a person in ceasing the use of tobacco products.

(3) This section is exempt from ORS 743A.001 (Automatic repeal of certain statutes on individual and group health insurance). [2009 c.503 §2]

Note: 743A.170 (Tobacco use cessation programs) was added to and made a part of the Insurance Code by legislative action but was not added to ORS chapter 743A or any series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 743A—Health Insurance: Reimbursement of Claims, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors743A.­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.