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2018 Regular Session
At the request of: (at the request of House Interim Committee on Health Care)
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Bill Title: Relating to health care facilities; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Specifies criteria for licensing of extended stay centers and requires Oregon Health Authority to adopt rules.
Requires extended stay centers to report discharge data to authority upon request by authority. Permits extended stay center to participate in Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program. Requires authority to apply for authorization from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to receive federal matching funds for services of extended stay centers provided to medical assistance recipients and to permit extended stay centers and ambulatory surgical centers to operate under single license. Requires hospitals to have financial assistance policies, written in plain English, provided to patients upon request and displayed in hospital areas that are publicly accessible. Requires hospital billing statements to include specified information about obtaining financial assistance. Requires authority to make publicly available uniform application form for requesting financial assistance from any Oregon hospital. Adjusts inappropriate series references. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 50
Fiscal Impact: Budget Report Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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