+ − Legislators (4) OR - Senator Tim Knopp (R) Title: Member OR - Senator Jeff Kruse (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Senator Laurie Monnes Anderson (D) Title: Chair OR - Senator Chip Shields (D) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (107) OR - SB279 Designates Oregon Medical Board as semi-independent state agency. OR - SB626 Shortens timeframe within which pharmacies must electronically report to Oregon Health Authority information under prescription monitoring program. OR - SB874 Requires Oregon Health Authority to disseminate information to health care professionals and public related to adrenal insufficiency. OR - SB660 Directs Oregon Health Authority to promote oral health throughout this state by ensuring availability of dental sealant programs to students attending school in this state. OR - SB523 Requires insurer to provide specified notifications to health care providers regarding coverage under qualified health plan offered by insurer through health insurance exchange. OR - SB281 Changes term of office provisions for member of Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine. OR - SB231 Requires certain carriers, Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to report to Department of Consumer and Business Services proportion of carrier's and board's total medical expenses allocated to primary care. OR - SB672 Directs Oregon Health Authority to appoint state dental director to oversee programs operated by authority that increase access to oral health services. OR - SB648 Expands duties of Central Oregon Health Council. OR - SB696 Increases membership of Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board. OR - SB663 Requires premises where person makes retail sales of tobacco products and inhalant delivery systems to be licensed by Oregon Liquor Control Commission. OR - SB841 Modifies requirements for health plan coverage of prescription drugs dispensed in accordance with synchronization policy. OR - SB132 Expands crime of assault in third degree to include physical injury to health care provider in hospital. OR - SB148 Changes State Board of Pharmacy membership to include two licensed pharmacy technicians. OR - SB7 Requires Oregon Health Authority to exercise procurement authority under Public Contracting Code and under supervision of Oregon Department of Administrative Services, for specified purposes. OR - SB42 Extends sunset for tax credit for loss of limb function. OR - SB284 Prohibits individual from using title "Certified Nursing Assistant," "nursing assistant" or "nurse aide" or abbreviation "CNA" unless individual is certified by Oregon State Board of Nursing and meets certain other criteria. OR - SB838 Establishes Task Force on Prescription Drugs to review and report on prescription drugs expected to come to United States market in 2015 and 2016. OR - SB916 Directs Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Medical Board and Oregon State Board of Nursing to study clinical guidance and health outcomes regarding Lyme disease and report to Legislative Assembly by March 1, 2016. OR - SB692 Provides that providers of dental services to certain patients in dental pilot project approved by Oregon Health Authority are eligible for reimbursement. OR - SB920 Makes legislative findings regarding provision of antibiotics and its relation to public health. OR - SB469 Makes changes to laws governing hospital nursing staff, including laws setting forth composition of hospital nurse staffing committees and laws governing content of written hospital-wide staffing plans. OR - SB415 Prohibits distributing, selling or allowing to be sold flavored tobacco products in this state. OR - SB71 Provides that pharmacies shall electronically report to Oregon Health Authority information under prescription monitoring program not later than 72 hours after dispensing prescription drug. OR - SB280 Modifies composition of Board of Medical Imaging. OR - SB606 Extends dental pilot project by seven years. OR - SB705 Directs Environmental Quality Commission to adopt rules requiring accredited inspector to perform asbestos survey for purpose of determining whether asbestos-containing materials are present at residence or residential building before demolition. OR - SB901 Requires insurer to reimburse providers directly for medical or mental health services provided to insured. OR - SB698 Creates position of State School Nursing Consultant in Oregon Health Authority and specifies duties. OR - HJM6 Urges Congress to take steps to ease shortage of primary care physicians in Oregon. OR - SB547 Creates nurse emeritus license to permit certain retired nurses to engage in volunteer practice of nursing. OR - HB2305 Permits individuals who complete polysomnographic program that combines education and training program to apply for polysomnographic technologist license. OR - SB145 Modifies Insurance Code definition of "small employer" . OR - SB121 Authorizes electors in affected territory to propose plan for abating health hazard other than annexation of territory or extraterritorial extension of city or district services to territory. OR - SB900 Requires Oregon Health Authority to be responsible for posting to its website health care price data for inpatient and outpatient hospital services. OR - SB905 Adds physician assistant to Oregon Medical Board membership. OR - SB153 Clarifies definition of "independent practice" for purpose of insurance reimbursement for services provided by licensed physician assistant or certified nurse practitioner. OR - SB301 Specifies which services to be performed by expanded practice dental hygienist must be included in agreement between expanded practice dental hygienist and dentist. OR - SB440 Requires Oregon Health Policy Board to develop strategic plan for collection and use of health care data and to establish Health Plan Quality Metrics Committee, appointed by Governor, to develop health outcome and quality measures for coordinated care organizations and plans offered by Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board and publish data. OR - SB833 Requires Oregon Health Authority to give coordinated care organization at least 60 days' advance notice of proposed amendments to contracts . OR - HB2468 Specifies requirements for scope of insurer's network of providers. OR - HB2880 Specifies that physician assistant may not practice fluoroscopy on person unless physician assistant holds certificate issued by Board of Medical Imaging authorizing such practice. OR - HB2930 Requires that hospital rules granting admitting privileges to licensed, certified nurse midwife nurse practitioner meet specified requirements. OR - HB2296 Changes name of Board of Body Art Practitioners to Board of Electrologists and Body Art Practitioners. OR - SB38 Extends sunset for tax credit for expenses in lieu of nursing home care. OR - SB230 Makes law requiring certain health care workers to submit demographic, education and other information to health care worker regulatory boards apply to all health care workers. OR - HB2368 Provides that if person has both valid health care instruction, or valid power of attorney for health care, and declaration for mental health treatment, that inconsistencies in documents are governed by declaration for mental health treatment. OR - HB2605 Specifies procedures by which Department of Consumer and Business Services may approve, modify or disapprove rate filing. OR - HB2546 Defines "inhalant delivery system." Amends laws concerning sale of tobacco products to, and use of tobacco products by, minors so those laws equally apply to inhalant delivery systems. OR - HB3041 Directs school districts to allow students to use sun-protective clothing and sunscreen. OR - SB72 Increases fees to take nursing examination and renew nursing license. OR - SB144 Modifies requirements for health benefit plan coverage of telemedical health services. OR - SB505 Requires, from October 1 through March 1 of each year, each hospital in this state to make offer to each patient of hospital who is 65 years of age or older to immunize patient against influenza virus. OR - HB3149 Provides that registered nurse who is employed by public or private school may accept order from physician licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in another state or territory of United States if order is related to treatment of student who has been enrolled at school for not more than 90 days. OR - SB695 Repeals sunset on authorization for Oregon Health Authority to contract with prepaid managed care health services organization to provide care to medical assistance recipients. OR - SB594 Provides that health care practitioner is not required to submit credentialing information to Oregon Health Authority for purposes related to credentialing program until occurrence of certain events, including passage of date by which authority by rule requires that type of health care practitioner to submit credentialing information to authority. OR - SB662 Requires that dental instructor's license issued to specialist be restricted to specialty for which applicant completed advanced dental education program. OR - HB2551 Requires covered entities to report annually on system safeguards for protecting confidentiality of personally identifiable and protected health information. OR - SB302 Clarifies that practice of dentistry includes prescribing, dispensing and administering prescription drugs for purposes related to dentistry. OR - SB152 Includes authority to prescribe Schedule II hydrocodone-combination drugs in practice of optometry. OR - SJM4 Urges Congress to enact legislation to update 42 C.F.R. part 2 to allow health care providers for same patient to share treatment information while maintaining appropriate levels of confidentiality and protections against disclosure. OR - SB445 Requires medical marijuana facilities and marijuana retailers to post at facility or on premises of retail location notice of potential harmful effects of marijuana on pregnant women, fetuses and breastfeeding infants . OR - SB282 Prohibits individual from using title "nurse" unless individual holds nursing degree or certificate and is licensed to practice health care profession in which degree or certificate was earned. OR - HB2231 Prohibits coordinated care organization from requiring organizational providers to produce information that is redundant with respect to or outside scope of on-site quality assessment of organizational provider conducted by Oregon Health Authority. OR - HB2294 Requires Oregon Health Authority to establish Oregon Health Information Technology program. OR - HB3021 Requires insurer to offer health care provider method of reimbursement that does not impose fees or other charges on provider. OR - HB3132 Expands definition of "hospital facility" to include behavioral treatment facilities and family safety facilities in regard to local public authorities created to finance hospital facilities. OR - SB416 Requires payment of fee for smoke shop certification, renewal of smoke shop certification, transfer of smoke shop certification and relocation of smoke shop. OR - HB3464 Requires Oregon Health Authority to adopt rules prescribing time frames within which pregnant medical assistance recipient receives dental services. OR - SB757 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute and Oregon Center for Nursing for analysis of effectiveness of state programs designed to encourage practice of healthcare providers with underserved populations or in rural areas. OR - HB3378 Requires hospital to adopt written discharge policies. OR - HB2934 Requires Oregon Health Authority to convene stakeholder group to provide recommendations to Legislative Assembly concerning basic health program. OR - SB228 Increases fees and fee limits for registering tanning devices and X-ray machines and issuing specific licenses for sources of radiation. OR - HB3517 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 - SB224 Exempts Oregon Health Authority and Department of Human Services from certain provisions relating to acquiring, holding or disposing of real property or equitable interest in real property or in mineral or geothermal resource right. OR - SB227 Authorizes establishment, from information maintained in Oregon Trauma Registry, of registry of information related to brain injury trauma. OR - SB520 Permits pharmacists to administer vaccines to individuals at least seven years of age. OR - SB679 Creates Medicaid Management Information System Oversight Committee to monitor progress of improvements to Oregon's mechanized claim processing system for Medicaid claims. OR - SB684 Permits Oregon Medical Board to issue limited license to practice medicine to physician licensed in another state or country who holds full-time professor appointment at school of medicine in this state. OR - HB3530 Prohibits specified terms imposed on vision care provider by vision care insurance or vision care discount card. OR - HB2948 Specifies additional conditions under which protected health information may be disclosed by health care provider that do not subject health care provider to civil liability. OR - SB285 Prohibits individual from using title "medication aide" or "Certified Medication Aide" or abbreviation "CMA" unless individual is certified nursing assistant and meets certain other criteria established by Oregon State Board of Nursing. OR - SB337 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Health Authority to establish 11 new school-based health centers. OR - HB3343 Requires insurers that cover prescription contraceptives to cover refills at specified frequency. OR - HB2028 Permits pharmacists to engage in practice of clinical pharmacy and provide patient care services to patients. OR - HB2876 Prohibits health care facility from allowing person without certain qualifications to practice surgical technology. OR - HB2758 Prohibits carrier or third party administrator from disclosing to persons, other than enrollee who receives health services, protected health information relating to services provided to enrollee. OR - HB2466 Modifies requirements for health insurance . OR - SB283 Prohibits individual from using title "Advanced Practice Registered Nurse" or abbreviation "APRN" unless individual is clinical nurse specialist, nurse practitioner or certified registered nurse anesthetist. OR - HB2638 Permits medical assistance recipients and coordinated care organizations to use Oregon Prescription Drug Program. OR - HB2696 Specifies requirements for external quality reviews of coordinated care organizations by Oregon Health Authority. OR - HB2306 Authorizes Oregon Health Authority to limit providers from which medical assistance recipient may obtain prescription drugs if recipient meets specified criteria. OR - HB2024 Directs Oregon Health Authority, in consultation with coordinated care organizations and dental care organizations, to adopt rules and procedures for training and certifying certain health workers to provide oral disease prevention services. OR - HB2369 Requires Department of Human Services to establish by rule responsibilities of case manager who receives notice of life-sustaining procedures for principal for purposes related to withholding or withdrawing those life-sustaining procedures. OR - HB2300 Creates method by which health care practitioner may offer to treat patient who has terminal disease with investigational product not approved by United States Food and Drug Administration. OR - SB39 Extends sunset for tax credit for long term care insurance premiums. OR - SB880 Exempts for-profit or nonprofit business entity, if business entity provides only palliative care or operates rural health clinic, 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. OR - SB146 Modifies definition of small employer to permit in-state employers with out-of-state employees to qualify as small employers. OR - SB608 Creates Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council in Oregon Health Authority. OR - HB3139 Prohibits local government from preventing mobile medical clinic from locating to private property for not more than 180 days. OR - HB3301 Requires insurer to permit naturopathic physician to apply to be primary care provider or specialty care provider for purposes of insurer credentials. OR - SB93 Requires reimbursement for up to 90-day supply of prescription drug that is prescribed under certain conditions. OR - HB2560 Requires health benefit plan to cover cost of colonoscopy for insured who is 50 years of age or older and who has positive fecal test result. OR - SB336 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Health Authority to establish parity in funding formula for school-based health centers, for planning and administration to develop new school-based health centers and for technical assistance contracts with nonprofit organization with expertise in school-based health centers. OR - SB37 Extends sunset for tax credit for rural medical care. OR - HB2419 Modifies definition of "health care interpreter" and revises membership of Oregon Council on Health Care Interpreters. OR - HB2023 Specifies requirements for hospital policies for discharge planning involving patient who is hospitalized for mental health treatment.