Bills Pending Oregon Senate Health Care Committee

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ORSB588IntroEstablishes Outdoor Therapy Grant Program within State Parks and Recreation Department for purpose of awarding grants to enhance outdoor environmental, ecological, agricultural or other natural resource-based therapy programs serving residents of thi...
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2019-03-27
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB941IntroAppropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for distribution to Curry Health District for purposes of acquiring ambulance for maternity care and opening emergency room in Curry Medical Center. Declares emerge...
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2019-03-27
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB721IntroRequires coordinated care organization to reimburse cost of services provided by school-based health centers to members of coordinated care organization at rate paid to in-network providers. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-03-27
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB63IntroDirects Board of Medical Imaging to adopt rules related to temporary permits for limited X-ray machine operators. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-03-27
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB179IntroRequires Department of Human Services to administer palliative care pilot project to support provision of community-based end of life care. Specifies eligibility, services, provider qualifications and reimbursement. Requires department to report eval...
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2019-03-27
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB899IntroRequires hospitals or health systems that own or operate, in whole or in part, health care facilities that charge facility fees to report specified information to Oregon Health Authority regarding facilities and to notify patients individually and th...
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2019-03-27
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB62IntroProhibits employing person that employer knows, or with exercise of reasonable care should know, is not licensed or permitted to practice medical imaging modality. Prohibits making false statement on application for authorization to practice medical ...
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2019-03-27
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB250IntroAdopts Fry Graph Readability Formula for health insurance policies and materials approved by Department of Consumer and Business Services. Repeals mandatory terms for certain policy provisions and requires department to prescribe or approve terms.
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2019-03-27
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB887IntroRequires insurer, Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to cover specified health services without prior authorization in health benefit plans and benefit plans offered by insurer or board. Prescribes minimum number of vi...
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2019-03-27
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB134IntroRequires coordinated care organizations to develop standardized system of care to use when assessing individuals. Requires coordinated care organizations to annually submit information regarding standardized system of care to Oregon Health Authority....
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2019-03-25
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB900IntroImposes requirements on outpatient dialysis treatment facility, or entity that has financial interest in outpatient dialysis treatment facility, that pays health insurance premiums for patients of outpatient dialysis treatment facility.
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2019-03-25
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB138IntroReestablishes Mental Health Clinical Advisory Group in Oregon Health Authority to continue development of evidence-based algorithms for prescription drug treatment of mental health disorders. Specifies membership. Declares emergency, effective on pas...
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2019-03-25
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB137IntroProhibits coordinated care organization from contracting with any entity to assume risk of providing behavioral health services or to assume responsibility for utilization management, care coordination, denials of service, grievances or appeals. Spec...
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2019-03-25
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB841IntroRequires Oregon Health Authority to compile health care expenditure report concerning expenditures related to medical assistance, Medicare, commercial insurance and self-insurance. Specifies data that must be reported.
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2019-03-25
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB889IntroEstablishes Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark program to control growth of health care expenditures in this state. Establishes Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark Implementation Committee to recommend to Oregon Health Policy Board specifications for pr...
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2019-03-25
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB177IntroRequires hospice program licensed by Oregon Health Authority to identify patients in need of palliative care, provide information to patients, residents and families of patients about palliative care and facilitate patient access to palliative care. ...
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2019-03-25
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB872IntroRequires pharmaceutical manufacturers to report to Department of Consumer and Business Services total cost of patient assistance programs and information on financial assistance provided to pharmacies, government agencies and advocacy organizations. ...
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2019-03-25
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB2510EngrossDesignates October 9 of each year as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-03-21
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ORHB2037EngrossAllows Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to make available long term care insurance plans at boards' discretion rather than as statutory requirement.
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2019-03-21
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ORSB823IntroMakes it unlawful employment practice for health care employer to retaliate against employee who makes good faith report of assault that occurred on premises of health care provider or in home of patient receiving home health care services. Requires ...
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2019-03-20
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ORSB910IntroNarrows siting restrictions on methadone clinics to clinics providing outpatient treatment.
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2019-03-20
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ORSB136IntroRemoves 10-day supply limitation on prescriptions for certain controlled substances issued by certified registered nurse anesthetists. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-03-20
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ORSB142IntroChanges "venereal disease" and "sexually transmitted disease" to "sexually transmitted infection." Changes "human immunodeficiency virus" and "acquired immune deficiency syndrome" to "blood-borne pathogen.". Changes "venereal disease" and "sexually t...
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2019-03-18
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ORSB815IntroRequires memory care facilities and assisted living facilities to provide written notice to applicants for admission and to current residents at specified times regarding services, rates, staffing and eligibility or of changes to services, rates, sta...
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2019-03-18
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ORSB526IntroDirects Oregon Health Authority to study home visiting by licensed health care providers. Requires report to interim committee of Legislative Assembly related to health care. Sunsets January 2, 2020. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-03-18
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ORSB795IntroPrescribes requirements for Oregon Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services Program.
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2019-03-18
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ORSB796IntroMakes period of absence for donation of body part, organ or tissue "serious health condition" for which family leave may be taken. Makes unlawful for insurer that offers life insurance, health insurance or long term care insurance to discriminate aga...
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2019-03-18
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ORSB834IntroProvides that expression of regret or apology made by or on behalf of person licensed by Oregon Board of Dentistry does not constitute admission of liability in civil action and that person who makes expression may not be examined with respect to exp...
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2019-03-18
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ORSB599IntroEstablishes Medical Marijuana Patient Access Committee to study and recommend methods to reduce barriers to accessing medical marijuana and to advise Oregon Health Authority on issues related to accessing medical marijuana. Directs authority to issue...
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2019-03-18
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ORSB135IntroAuthorizes Health Licensing Office to impose civil penalty on employer of or entity that contracts with behavior analysis professional if employer or entity requires professional to perform certain acts. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment...
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2019-03-13
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ORSB824IntroRequires Oregon Board of Dentistry to accept examination results of applicant's fitness to practice dentistry from board-recognized testing agencies. Removes requirement that board accept results from regional testing agencies. Declares emergency, ef...
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2019-03-13
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ORSB835IntroAllows dentist to advertise practice in specialty area of dentistry. Authorizes Oregon Board of Dentistry to adopt rules. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-03-13
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ORSB780IntroDirects Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to establish pilot program allowing public employees to obtain health services from coordinated care organizations. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2019-03-13
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ORSB242IntroRequires health benefit plan coverage of pregnancy care for surrogate mothers.
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2019-03-11
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ORSB911IntroRequires health benefit plans, state medical assistance program, Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to pay for standard fertility preservation services for covered individual who will undergo medical treatment that is ...
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2019-03-11
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ORSB749IntroRequires health benefit plans to cover fertility and reproductive endocrinology services.
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2019-03-11
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ORSB698IntroRequires pharmacists to label prescription drugs in language other than English if patient to whom prescription drug is dispensed is person of limited English proficiency. Defines "limited English proficiency." Takes effect on 91st day following adjo...
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2019-03-11
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ORSB942IntroEliminates requirement that children under two years of age be secured in car seat that is rear-facing. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-03-06
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ORSB735IntroRequires health outcome and quality measures adopted by Health Plan Quality Metrics Committee to include hospital measures and to be applied to health benefit plans sold in this state, not to only health benefit plans sold through health insurance ex...
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2019-03-04
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ORSB765IntroModifies definitions of "primary care" and "total medical expenditures" for purpose of reports on spending for primary care by insurance carriers, Public Employees' Benefit Board, Oregon Educators Benefit Board and coordinated care organizations. Req...
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2019-03-04
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ORSB908IntroRequires Oregon Health Authority to contract with statewide coordinated care organizations. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-03-01
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ORSB888IntroRemoves, for health care facilities that receive preponderance of revenue from associated comprehensive group-practice prepayment health care service plans, exemption from financial data reporting required by Oregon Health Authority for other facilit...
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2019-03-01
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ORSB387IntroAllows medical marijuana processing site to transfer certain medical marijuana products to person responsible for producing medical marijuana under specified conditions. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2019-02-27
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ORSB867IntroDeclares legislative findings for best system for delivery and financing of health care.
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2019-02-27
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ORSB860IntroProhibits specified utilization controls on health insurance coverage of CT scans for screening for lung cancer.
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2019-02-27
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ORSB836IntroAuthorizes Oregon Board of Dentistry to review patient charts associated with dental pilot projects approved by Oregon Health Authority.
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2019-02-26
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ORHB2691EngrossEstablishes statutory authority for Oregon Psychiatric Access Line program operated by Oregon Health and Science University and financed by Legislative Assembly through appropriations. Requires psychiatrists providing advice to primary care providers...
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2019-02-22
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ORHB2040EngrossAdds two members to Traditional Health Workers Commission.
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2019-02-22
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ORHB2090EngrossAbolishes Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine peer review committee.
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2019-02-22
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ORSB734IntroRequires individual and group health insurance policies to reimburse services provided by naturopathic physicians within scope of their practice if services are reimbursed when provided by licensed physicians. Declares emergency, effective on passage...
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2019-02-20
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