+ − Legislators (9) OR - Representative Mitch Greenlick (D) Title: Chair OR - Representative Cedric Hayden (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Rob Nosse (D) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Teresa Alonso Leon (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Knute Buehler (R) Title: Member OR - Representative Jodi Hack (U) Title: Member OR - Representative Bill Kennemer (R) Title: Member OR - Representative Alissa Keny-Guyer (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Sheri Malstrom (D) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (172) OR - SB46 Removes authority of Department of Consumer and Business Services to enforce specified health benefit plan coverage requirements applicable to Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board. OR - SB48 Directs Oregon Health Authority and certain professional regulatory boards to adopt rules requiring professionals to complete continuing education regarding suicide risk assessment, treatment and management. OR - SB52 Requires ambulance services, and allows nontransporting prehospital care providers, to report patient encounter data to electronic emergency medical services data system managed by Oregon Health Authority. OR - SB60 Directs chairperson of Oregon Medical Board to select at least one emeritus member to serve on board as needed. OR - SB69 Clarifies duties of Oregon State Board of Nursing related to applicants for licensure and standards for delegation of patient care tasks. OR - SB70 Clarifies Oregon State Board of Nursing process and requirements for licensure of nurses. OR - SB71 Clarifies legislative intent related to administration of noninjectable medication in long term care facilities. OR - SB72 Removes outdated application requirement for certain nurses applying to Oregon State Board of Nursing for authority to dispense prescription drugs. OR - SB73 Directs Oregon State Board of Nursing to adopt rules related to renewal of licenses and certificates for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and certified registered nurse anesthetists. OR - SB74 Permits registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to execute medical treatment orders from certain other nurses and licensed health care providers. OR - SB147 Directs Department of Consumer and Business Services to develop and report, no later than September 15, 2017, recommendations to Legislative Assembly and interim committees related to health for program to reimburse costs of oral health care for low-income individuals residing in Oregon under Compact of Free Association treaty. OR - SB235 Defines "enclosed area" for purposes of Oregon Indoor Clean Air Act. OR - SB269 Permits nonresident nurses to practice in Oregon if staffing school-sponsored event. OR - SB271 Modifies definition of small employer for purposes of group health benefit plans. OR - SB275 Requires covered entity to provide copy of health information regarding individual who is appealing denial of Social Security disability benefits for period from date of alleged onset of disability to date of administrative hearing. OR - SB332 Provides that prohibition against person offering rebate of premium does not prohibit giving, as form of advertising, as promotional program or as promotional material, prize, goods, wares, merchandise, articles or property with aggregate value that does not exceed $100 in calendar year to insureds other than persons for whom insurer issues health insurance or health benefit plan. OR - SB367 Permits health care provider to disclose protected health information of inmate of correctional facility to physician of employee of correctional facility or Oregon Corrections Enterprises who is exposed to bodily fluids of inmate if exposure is substantial and inmate has tested positive for HIV, hepatitis B or C or other communicable disease. OR - SB423 Allows physician assistants to dispense controlled substances in Schedules III and IV under federal Controlled Substances Act. OR - SB485 Exempts from requirement that licensed physicians hold majority of voting stock in professional corporation organized for purpose of practicing medicine, or be majority of directors of professional corporation, for-profit or nonprofit business entity that is incorporated or organized under laws of this state, that provides entirety of business entity's medical services through one or more rural health clinics and that operates in compliance with state and federal laws that apply to rural health OR - SB561 Exempts from prohibition on practice of dentistry and dental hygiene without valid license students of dentistry and dental hygiene engaged in certain clinical studies performed under indirect supervision of dental faculty member. OR - HB2024 Imposes tax on inhalant-form nicotine at point of retail sale, based on percentage of wholesale price. OR - HB2044 Prohibits Oregon Health Authority from recovering state's share of overpayment of medical assistance for prescription drug unless overpayment resulted from fraud. OR - HB2045 Authorizes Oregon Health Authority to waive or reduce inadvertent or unintentional overpayment of medical assistance claim for prescription drug. OR - HB2046 Specifies types of primary care providers eligible to participate in primary care provider loan repayment program. OR - HB2082 Extends sunset for tax credit for rural medical care. OR - HB2103 Permits licensed nurse practitioners to perform vasectomies. OR - HB2114 Directs Oregon Medical Board, Oregon State Board of Nursing, Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine and Oregon Board of Dentistry to provide licensees of boards with opioid and opiate prescribing guidelines and recommendations established by association of licensee practitioners. OR - HB2116 Creates Help In Cutting Costs for Unusual Pharmaceuticals program in Oregon Health Authority to reimburse high costs incurred by persons in this state to purchase certain pharmaceutical products. OR - HB2118 Requires Department of Consumer and Business Services to determine official rate of medical care inflation to be used by insurers in calculating premium rates. OR - HB2122 Modifies requirements for coordinated care organizations. OR - HB2123 Limits number of voting members of Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board serving on ad hoc committees established by board to less than quorum. OR - HB2125 Requires Oregon Health Authority to establish grant program for purpose of making grants to entities that provide services related to encouraging and assisting pregnant women in carrying their pregnancies to term. OR - HB2128 Deletes requirement that pseudoephedrine be classified as Schedule III controlled substance. OR - HB2232 Requires health benefit plan coverage of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products and procedures related to reproductive health. OR - HB2267 Provides exemption from requirement to obtain medical imaging license if person uses sonographic equipment for sole purpose of ophthalmic sonography. OR - HB2300 Establishes Mental Health Clinical Advisory Group in Oregon Health Authority to develop evidence-based algorithms for prescription drug treatment of mental health disorders in medical assistance recipients. OR - HB2301 Specifies circumstances under which Health Licensing Office is required or permitted to disclose information obtained during investigation of certain professions. OR - HB2302 Permits Oregon Health Authority staff to apply for additional state or federal benefits on behalf of Oregon State Hospital patients who will be discharged. OR - HB2303 Modifies date by which coordinated care organization must report to Oregon Health Authority proportion of total medical costs allocated to primary care. OR - HB2304 Adds peer support specialist, family support specialist and youth support specialist to membership of Traditional Health Workers Commission. OR - HB2305 Authorizes Oregon Health Authority to provide medical assistance, within available funds, to low income children residing in Oregon if necessary to move toward goals of Legislative Assembly expressed in law and to improve health of Oregon communities. OR - HB2310 Modifies provisions regarding schedule by which local public health authorities must submit local plans for applying foundational public health capabilities and implementing foundational public health programs. OR - HB2319 Creates Mental Health Regulatory Agency. OR - HB2328 Renames State Board of Psychologist Examiners to Oregon Board of Psychology. OR - HB2329 Permits State Board of Psychologist Examiners to assess disciplinary costs against disciplined person. OR - HB2339 Prohibits out-of-network health care provider from balance billing patient covered by health benefit plan or health care service contract for services provided at in-network health care facility. OR - HB2340 Authorizes Department of Consumer and Business Services to permit insurer that discontinued offering health benefit plans in service area less than five years previously to resume offering health benefit plans in service area. OR - HB2341 Updates Insurance Code provisions applicable to health insurance in accordance with federal requirements. OR - HB2342 Authorizes Department of Consumer and Business Services to adopt rules not in compliance with Insurance Code if necessary due to change in federal law or decision by federal agency that Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services determines will cause imminent destabilization of insurance market and risk life or health of state residents. OR - HB2361 Removes exemption from licensure by Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists for certain persons. OR - HB2373 Expands rural health care income tax credit to include pharmacist services performed in rural areas. OR - HB2386 Directs each manufacturer of certain types of drugs that are sold within this state to develop and implement drug take-back program for purpose of collecting from individuals and nonbusiness entities those types of drugs for disposal. OR - HB2387 Creates Oregon Premium Protection Program in Department of Consumer and Business Services and establishes Oregon Premium Protection Fund. OR - HB2388 Allows Department of Consumer and Business Services to deny, revoke or suspend registration of pharmacy benefit manager if pharmacy benefit manager engages in specified conduct. OR - HB2389 Requires Oregon Health Authority to convene work group to advise and assist in implementing targeted outreach and marketing for Health Care for All Oregon Children program. OR - HB2390 Allows chiropractic physicians and naturopathic physicians to provide release for athlete who sustained concussion or is suspected of sustaining concussion. OR - HB2391 Imposes 1.5 percent assessment on commercial health insurance premiums and premium equivalents for managed care organizations and Public Employees' Benefit Board health benefit plans. OR - HB2392 Modifies requirements for health benefit plan coverage of hearing loss treatments. OR - HB2393 Specifies case manager's duties in event that case manager receives notice that person for whom case manager provides services will have life-sustaining procedures withheld or withdrawn. OR - HB2394 Allows participating health profession licensing boards to refer to impaired health professional program for monitoring licensees who have been convicted of certain alcohol- or drug-related crimes. OR - HB2395 Directs State Board of Pharmacy to adopt rules related to prescription drug labels. OR - HB2397 Changes name of Public Health Advisory Committee to Public Health and Pharmacy Formulary Advisory Committee. OR - HB2398 Prohibits health care provider from billing medical assistance applicant or recipient except as provided by Oregon Health Authority by rule. OR - HB2402 Directs Oregon Health Authority to establish grant program through which individual who is homeless may obtain certified copy of individual's record of live birth at reduced cost or free of charge. OR - HB2408 Appropriates moneys to plan, establish and operate new school-based health centers, to increase student access to school-based mental health providers and to fund pilot program that uses trauma-informed approaches. OR - HB2432 Directs Health Licensing Office to issue license to engage in practice of art therapy to qualified applicant. OR - HB2451 Establishes medical assistance eligibility for individuals under age 26 who have aged out of foster care in Oregon or another state. OR - HB2465 Permits professional corporation organized to practice medicine to include nurse practitioners as permissible holders of required majority of each class of shares entitled to vote, as required majority of directors and as all officers except secretary or treasurer. OR - HB2475 Allows skilled nursing facilities to temporarily employ nurses holding license issued by another state while license from Oregon State Board of Nursing is pending. OR - HB2492 Establishes dispute resolution procedures for charges for emergency services and for unexpected medical bills for out-of-network health care services. OR - HB2503 Allows Health Licensing Office to issue lactation consultant licenses to qualified applicants. OR - HB2504 Directs Health Licensing Office to issue lactation consultant, lactation educator and lactation peer support provider licenses to qualified applicants. OR - HB2517 Provides that Director of the Oregon Health Authority may enter into agreements governing sharing and use of information reported to prescription monitoring program with regulatory authorities of other states that administer prescription monitoring programs. OR - HB2518 Requires pharmacy to report deidentified information to prescription monitoring program upon dispensing prescribed naloxone. OR - HB2519 Requires pharmacy to report de-identified information to prescription monitoring program upon dispensing prescribed naloxone. OR - HB2524 Requires Oregon Health Authority to administer program to provide loans to hospitals for establishing new primary care residency programs. OR - HB2527 Allows pharmacists to prescribe and administer injectable hormonal contraceptives and prescribe and dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptives. OR - HB2552 Requires Oregon Health Authority to operate, on each campus of Oregon State Hospital, facility to provide short-term mental health treatment and residential care. OR - HB2580 Requires Oregon Health Authority to take specified steps to ensure enrollment without delay and continued enrollment in coordinated care organization of child placed by Department of Human Services in substitute care. OR - HB2588 Prohibits performance of late-term sex-selective abortion. OR - HB2644 Provides that administration of vitamin K to newborn infants must be by most effective means. OR - HB2645 Directs each manufacturer of prescription drugs that are sold within this state to develop and implement drug take-back program for purpose of collecting from individuals and nonbusiness entities those types of drugs for disposal. OR - HB2647 Prohibits Oregon Educators Benefit Board from charging fee to opt out of coverage. OR - HB2660 Requires Oregon Health Authority and Department of Consumer and Business Services to make available online written materials about options available to breast cancer patients for insurance coverage of breast reconstruction surgery, breast prostheses and breast forms. OR - HB2663 Establishes Task Force to study provisions of California's Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975 to determine appropriateness and feasibility of adopting any provisions in Oregon. OR - HB2664 Specifies criteria for licensing of extended stay centers and requires Oregon Health Authority to adopt rules. OR - HB2673 Creates alternative process for persons seeking to change name on vital record for purpose of affirming gender identity. OR - HB2675 Requires community health improvement plans adopted by coordinated care organizations and community advisory councils to focus on and develop strategy for integrating physical, behavioral and oral health care services. OR - HB2679 Creates Hospital Rate Commission in Oregon Health Authority to review hospital charges billed by certain hospitals and recommend to Oregon Health Authority whether to approve charges as reasonable based on prescribed criteria. OR - HB2723 Requires Health Evidence Review Commission to evaluate therapeutic and clinical effectiveness of hippotherapy for purpose of possible inclusion on prioritized list of health services provided in medical assistance program and report findings to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to health by December 31, 2017. OR - HB2726 Requires Oregon Health Authority to convene work group to advise and assist in implementing targeted outreach and marketing for Health Care for All Oregon Children program. OR - HJM4 Urges Congress to pass RAISE Family Caregivers Act. OR - HB2735 Transfers duties, functions and powers of Oregon Health Authority related to certification and regulation of smoke shops and cigar bars to Oregon Liquor Control Commission. OR - HB2751 Allows occupational therapists to participate in primary care provider loan repayment program. OR - HB2754 Requires Oregon Health Authority to provide all Oregon hospitals and birthing centers schedule for conducting newborn hearing screening tests, and for referring parents and guardians to health care providers for purpose of diagnosing whether newborn child has congenital cytomegalovirus, within 21 days of newborn child's date of birth. OR - HB2778 Prohibits insurer, Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board from offering benefit plans that require prior authorization or increased cost-sharing for specified health care services if cost of services is reimbursed by plan. OR - HB2780 Establishes Task Force on State Hospital Staffing. OR - HB2834 Requires dental care organization that contracts with coordinated care organization to provide oral health care services to low income seniors and veterans residing in geographic area served by coordinated care organization who do not have other coverage for oral health care services. OR - HB2835 Requires Oregon Health Authority to conduct study of effectiveness of Oregon Integrated and Coordinated Health Care Delivery System in improving health outcomes for medical assistance recipients. OR - HB2836 Exempts from disclosure under public records law health information protected from disclosure by federal law, including records and reports submitted to Psychiatric Security Review Board. OR - HB2837 Clarifies law regarding health insurance coverage required for orally administered anticancer drugs. OR - HB2838 Requires Oregon Health Authority to take specific steps to improve assistance provided to individuals applying for or seeking to renew medical assistance eligibility. OR - HB2839 Prohibits entities providing health care services, practitioners practicing health care professions and insurers of health care services from, solely on basis that individual who meets eligibility requirements for receipt of organ transplant is disabled, discriminating against individual with respect to practices related to and coverage of organ transplant. OR - SB743 Creates violation prohibiting business that makes retail sales of product containing dextromethorphan, or employee of business, from selling or delivering product to individual 17 years of age or younger unless individual has valid prescription. OR - SB754 Creates offense of selling tobacco products or inhalant delivery systems to person under 21 years of age. OR - SB786 Requires Oregon Board of Dentistry to allow dental care provider to use telehealth when dental care provider determines telehealth is appropriate. OR - HB2882 Requires governing body of coordinated care organization to include representative from at least one dental care organization that serves members of coordinated care organization. OR - HB2897 Prohibits insurer that offers health benefit plan in state from restricting covered services to in-network providers, imposing higher deductible, copayment or out-of-pocket maximum for out-of-network physicians than for in-network physicians, requiring prior authorization for physician ordered prescription drugs, laboratory tests or physician referrals, requiring generic drugs, except for controlled substances, to be filled at in-network pharmacies and requiring physicians licensed by Oregon Med OR - HB2931 Clarifies educational requirements for registration of behavior analysis interventionists. OR - HB2958 Directs Oregon Medical Board and Oregon State Board of Nursing to adopt rules requiring practitioners to screen certain patients for pathogenic E. coli bacteria and report positive screening results to Oregon Health Authority. OR - SB831 Expands definition of "supervising physician" to include persons licensed to practice osteopathy or podiatry in this state for purpose of supervising physician assistants. OR - HB2979 Eliminates certain categories of medical assistance recipients from exemption from enrollment in coordinated care organization. OR - HB2980 Authorizes Department of Human Services and Oregon Health Authority to contract with more than one public agency or private corporation to provide mental health and developmental disabilities services if county declines to operate community mental health program or community developmental disabilities program. OR - HB2981 Requires Oregon Health Authority to report specified information on quarterly basis about processing of applications for medical assistance and for renewals of medical assistance. OR - SB856 Allows naturopathic physicians to perform certain actions that physicians are authorized to perform. OR - HB3014 Requires applicants for initial license to practice respiratory therapy to hold credential as Registered Respiratory Therapist. OR - HB3017 Prohibits abortion unless physician has first determined probable post-fertilization age of unborn child, except in case of medical emergency. OR - HB3030 Prohibits business that makes retail sales of nitrous oxide canisters from which individual may directly inhale nitrous oxide, or employee of business, from selling or delivering nitrous oxide canister to individual who is under 18 years of age. OR - HB3042 Requires Oregon Health Authority to use portion of moneys in Hospital Quality Assurance Fund to provide grants to culturally specific health care facilities beginning July 1, 2018. OR - HB3079 Removes factor based on payments to hospitals from determination of hospital assessment rate. OR - HB3080 Establishes Task Force on State Medical Assistance Funding. OR - HB3081 Prohibits Oregon Medical Board from requiring certain professional certifications as condition of licensure. OR - HB3082 Expands COFA Premium Assistance Program to include lawful permanent residents of United States who are barred by federal law from receiving medical assistance for five years after lawful entry into United States. OR - HB3083 Requires Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services to convene task force to study and make recommendations for improving and stabilizing health insurance exchange. OR - HB3084 Requires Department of Consumer and Business Services to administer program to provide financial assistance with cost of deductibles and other cost-sharing requirements associated with health insurance. OR - HB3085 Establishes Health Care Professional Training Fund. OR - HB3086 Requires health benefit plan to reimburse cost of treatment for HIV-associated lipodystrophy. OR - HB3090 Requires hospital to adopt policy for release of patients from emergency department following treatment for behavioral health crisis. OR - HB3091 Specifies behavioral health services that must be provided by coordinated care organization. OR - HB2014 Requires Health Plan Quality Metrics Committee to develop quality measures to gauge coordinated care organization's compliance with requirement to provide members with access to traditional health workers. OR - HB2015 Directs Oregon Health Authority, in coordination with Traditional Health Workers Commission, to biennially review, and revise if necessary, any reimbursement rates for doulas. OR - HB2016 Modifies methodology for reimbursing hospital costs under self-insured benefit plan offered by Public Employees' Benefit Board. OR - HB3097 Requires Oregon Health Authority to study barriers to residents applying for medical assistance. OR - HB3098 Establishes Task Force on Prior Authorization of Prescription Drugs. OR - HB3102 Establishes Task Force on Medical Assistance Funding. OR - HB3135 Requires medical assistance coverage for insertion of long-acting, reversible contraceptive devices during hospital stay for labor and delivery. OR - HB3181 Provides that statement from parent or guardian releasing student seven years of age or younger from requirement to submit certification that student received dental screening within previous 12 months must include explanation of reason that dental screening is burden for student or parent or guardian of student. OR - HB3183 Directs Oregon Medical Board to conduct study on solar eclipse eye health. OR - HB3187 Requires insurer, Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to reimburse specified amount to noncontracting individual health professional for services provided to health benefit plan enrollee in contracting health facility. OR - HB3194 Directs Oregon Health Authority to permit use of resin-based sealants and glass-ionomer sealants by personnel who provide services through local dental sealant programs. OR - HB3214 Requires Office of Rural Health to conduct study and develop recommendations on whether to allow health care practitioner students who do not attend Oregon Health and Science University to participate in Scholars for a Healthy Oregon Initiative. OR - SB934 Requires coordinated care organization, Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to spend at least 12 percent of total medical expenditures on primary care by January 1, 2023. OR - SB963 Requires health benefit plan that reimburses cost of osteopathic manipulative treatment by osteopathic physician to reimburse cost of evaluation that resulted in treatment. OR - SB964 Allows physician assistants to use hospital facilities for patient care. OR - SB966 Requires any dental professional who uses autoclave or other heat sterilization device to test device at least once per week. OR - HB3261 Requires Oregon Health Policy Board, in collaboration with Office of Rural Health and Oregon Health and Science University, to conduct assessment of health care workforce needs in Oregon. OR - HB3268 Extends sunset on provisions directing Public Utility Commission to administer programs related to residential telecommunication services, including Oregon Lifeline program. OR - HB3276 Requires health benefit plan coverage of health services necessary to combat disease outbreak or epidemic. OR - HB3277 Directs Health Licensing Office to issue lactation consultant license to qualified applicant. OR - HB3284 Repeals requirement for health care facility to obtain certificate of need. OR - HB3292 Reinstates tax credit for long term care insurance premiums. OR - HB3315 Directs Oregon Health Authority to establish program under which authority oversees establishment of kiosks for purpose of collecting from consumers and disposing of certain drugs. OR - HB3333 Requires insurers and third party administrators to pay claims for out-of-network health services within 30 days and according to standards identified by Department of Consumer and Business Services. OR - HB3341 Establishes Task Force on Rural Medical Training Facilities. OR - HB3345 For purposes of Oregon Indoor Clean Air Act, expands definition of "public place" to include common areas of commercial residential buildings and residential buildings with two or more rental units. OR - HB3352 Directs Oregon Health Authority to conduct evaluation related to behavioral health services provided to public school students. OR - HB3353 Provides that when school district or prekindergarten program causes dental screening to be conducted of all students in one or more classrooms or in one or more grades where students are 14 years of age or younger, school district or prekindergarten program must provide students or parents or guardians of students opportunity to request not to participate in dental screening. OR - HB3355 Authorizes State Board of Psychologist Examiners to issue certificate of prescriptive authority to licensed psychologist who meets specified requirements. OR - HB3363 Changes term "osteopath" to "osteopathic physician." Clarifies that doctors of osteopathic medicine practice medicine as physicians. OR - HB3376 Directs Oregon Health Authority to establish immunization records retention program. OR - HB3391 Requires health benefit plan coverage of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products and procedures related to reproductive health. OR - SB1025 Creates process by which certain persons who practice profession related to enforcing or providing for public health and safety and who, in performance of official duties, come into contact with blood, bodily fluid or other potentially infectious material of another person may petition court for order compelling testing of other person for communicable disease. OR - HB3400 Limits requirements and standards insurer may establish for credentialing naturopathic physicians. OR - HB3415 Imposes requirements upon mental health treatment providers and programs to ensure culturally and linguistically appropriate care for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing. OR - HB3418 Requires Legislative Policy and Research Director to convene advisory group to study reimbursment of prescription drugs in medical assistance program, Public Employees' Benefit Board health benefit plans, Oregon Educators Benefit Board health benefit plans and other state-financed programs. OR - HB3428 Enrolls specified public employees in coordinated care organizations. OR - HB3431 Requires hospital that contracts or affiliates with coordinated care organization to provide hospital, oral and specialty care to low income children and veterans who meet specified criteria. OR - HB3439 Requires that in professional corporation that is organized to allow physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners to jointly render professional health care services, physicians, physician assistants or nurse practitioners must hold majority of voting shares and be majority of directors of professional corporation. OR - HB3440 Removes special training requirement from statutes governing prescribing, dispensing and distributing naloxone. OR - HB3460 Directs Oregon Health Authority to establish firearm safety and suicide prevention education program consisting of creation or approval of specified educational materials and provision of materials to gun dealers. OR - HB3465 Transfers moneys from Oregon Medical Insurance Pool Account to Oregon Health Authority Fund for funding medical assistance. OR - HB3468 Transfers moneys from Oregon Medical Insurance Pool Account to Oregon Health Authority Fund for funding medical assistance.