2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Governor John A. Kitzhaber, M.D., for Oregon Health Authority)|
|Regular Sponsors:||(Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to health care delivery; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Authorizes designee of local correctional facility, Department of Corrections institution or youth correction facility to apply for medical assistance on behalf of person residing in facility or institution, in order to qualify person for medical assistance coverage of hospitalization occurring outside facility or institution.
Authorizes designee to obtain otherwise confidential information, including Social Security number, only for purposes of applying for assistance and prohibits redisclosure of information without authorization from resident of facility or institution. Modifies requirements for comprehensive local plan adopted by local mental health authority. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|