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2013 Regular Session
At the request of: (at the request of Governor John A. Kitzhaber, M.D., for Oregon Health Authority)
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Regular Sponsors: Introduced and printed pursuant to House Rule 12.00. 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.
Chapter Number: Chapter 640
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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