ORS 87.533¹
Assets and income that are exempt from lien

A lien created by ORS 87.503 (Lien for long term care) shall not be enforced so as to interfere with:

(1) Any assets or income allowed to the community spouse or dependent family member under 42 U.S.C. 1396r-5(d) or any rule of the Department of Human Services or the Oregon Health Authority.

(2) The priority given to the recovery of medical assistance payments under ORS 115.125 (Order of payment of expenses and claims) (1)(j) or (k) or other medical assistance claims under ORS 411.708 (Recovery of supplemental income program assistance from certain estates), 411.795 (Claim against estate of deceased recipient of general assistance) and 416.350 (Recovery of medical assistance).

(3) The eligibility of a person for medical assistance or entitlement to Medicaid assistance payments.

(4) The priority given to the recovery of cost of care payments under ORS 115.125 (Order of payment of expenses and claims) (1)(L), 179.620 (Liability of person or estate for cost of care) or 179.740 (Collection from estates). [1995 c.749 §8; 2001 c.316 §3; 2009 c.595 §57; 2011 c.720 §53; 2013 c.190 §3]

Note: See note under 87.501 (Definitions for ORS 87.501 to 87.542).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 87—Statutory Liens, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors087.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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