+ − Legislators (5) OR - Senator Laurie Monnes Anderson (D) Title: Chair OR - Senator Dennis Linthicum (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Senator Lee Beyer (D) Title: Member OR - Senator Shemia Fagan (D) Title: Member OR - Senator Tim Knopp (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (122) OR - SB841 Requires Oregon Health Authority to compile health care expenditure report concerning expenditures related to medical assistance, Medicare, commercial insurance and self-insurance. OR - SB409 Directs State Board of Pharmacy to study feasibility of implementing, and to develop plan to implement, program to allow wholesale importation of prescription drugs into Oregon. OR - SB452 Directs Oregon Health Authority to study responses of emergency medical services to rare medical conditions, particularly conditions requiring emergency use medications for treatment. OR - HB2092 Renames Physical Therapist Licensing Board to Oregon Board of Physical Therapy. OR - SB526 Directs Oregon Health Authority to design, implement and maintain voluntary statewide program to provide nurse home visiting services to families with infants up to six months of age. OR - SB544 Requires ambulances to carry emergency treatment medication for adrenal insufficiency disorder. OR - SB735 Renames Health Plan Quality Metrics Committee of Oregon Health Policy Board to Health Quality Metrics Committee and expands membership to include member with expertise in oral health and dental care, member representing rural hospitals and member representing insurers that offer health benefit plans to small employers. OR - SB867 Declares legislative findings for best system for delivery and financing of health care. OR - SB860 Prohibits specified utilization controls on health insurance coverage of CT scans for screening for lung cancer. OR - SB789 Provides funding to peer-run organizations in Portland metropolitan area, southern Oregon region and eastern and central Oregon region to operate peer respite centers to provide peer respite services to individuals with mental illness who experience acute distress, anxiety or emotional pain. OR - SB770 Establishes Task Force on Universal Health Care charged with recommending to Legislative Assembly design of Health Care for All Oregon Plan, administered by Health Care for All Oregon Board to provide publicly funded, equitable, affordable, comprehensive and high quality health care to all Oregon residents. OR - SB808 Directs Oregon Health Authority and specified professional regulatory boards to require licensees regulated by authority or board to complete continuing education related to suicide risk assessment, treatment and management and to report completion of continuing education to authority or board. OR - SB834 Provides that expression of regret or apology made by or on behalf of person licensed by Oregon Board of Dentistry does not constitute admission of liability in civil action and that person who makes expression may not be examined with respect to expression. OR - SB796 Makes period of absence for donation of body part, organ or tissue "serious health condition" for which family leave may be taken. OR - SB795 Prescribes requirements for Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Program. OR - SB872 Requires pharmaceutical manufacturers to report to Department of Consumer and Business Services total amount of money spent on patient assistance programs, information on financial assistance provided to pharmacies, government agencies and advocacy organizations and total amount of financial incentives paid to each pharmacy benefit manager. OR - SB815 Requires residential care facilities to provide written notice to applicants for admission and to current residents upon request regarding services, types and level of care, potential for resident to be required to leave facility if facility can no longer meet resident's needs for care and services, possibility of resident not being permitted to return to facility if resident leaves facility for acute care and resident's right to appeal facility's decision to remove resident or to not permit ... OR - SB835 Allows dentist to advertise practice in specialty area of dentistry. OR - SB836 Authorizes Oregon Board of Dentistry to review patient charts associated with dental pilot projects approved by Oregon Health Authority. OR - SB911 Requires health benefit plans, state medical assistance program, Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to pay for standard fertility preservation services for covered individual who will undergo medical treatment that is likely to result in iatrogenic infertility. OR - SB908 Requires Oregon Health Authority to contract with statewide coordinated care organizations. OR - SB749 Requires health benefit plans to cover fertility and reproductive endocrinology services. OR - SB754 Creates income tax credit for rural nurse faculty members. OR - SB742 Allows Health Licensing Office to issue license to engage in practice of athletic training to qualified applicant. OR - SB734 Requires individual and group health insurance policies to reimburse services provided by naturopathic physicians within scope of their practice if services are reimbursed when provided by licensed physicians. OR - SB740 Requires health benefit plans that cover radiation therapy for cancer to cover proton beam therapy on basis no less favorable than other covered benefits. OR - SB204 Extends sunset for tax credit for provision of volunteer emergency medical services in rural area. OR - SB698 Directs State Board of Pharmacy to adopt rules to require that prescription drugs be labeled in English and other language upon request of practitioner, patient or patient representative. OR - SB724 Requires Oregon Health Authority to recover, within 60 days, all overpayments to coordinated care organizations. OR - SB721 Requires coordinated care organization to reimburse cost of services provided by school-based health centers to members of coordinated care organization at rate paid to in-network providers. OR - SB131 Requires Director of Oregon Health Authority to appoint Children's Health Advocate to investigate complaints and take steps to ensure access to and reimbursement of timely health care for children placed by Department of Human Services in private child-caring agencies. OR - SB824 Allows Oregon Board of Dentistry to accept results of national standardized examinations under specified circumstances when determining fitness of applicant to practice dentistry or dental hygiene. OR - HB2090 Abolishes Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine peer review committee. OR - SB649 Requires licensed health care provider to provide vaccine information packet to patient to whom licensed health care provider administers vaccine. OR - SB179 Requires Oregon Health Authority to administer program to provide palliative care services and support provision of home- and community-based end of life care. OR - SB177 Permits licensed hospice program to provide palliative care without obtaining in-home care agency license. OR - SB676 Provides that with respect to newborn screening, Oregon Health Authority shall specify that person providing newborn screening may conduct tests for conditions listed on most recent edition of Recommended Uniform Screening Panel by United States Department of Health and Human Services. OR - SB387 Allows medical marijuana processing site to transfer certain medical marijuana products to person responsible for producing medical marijuana under specified conditions. OR - SB687 Directs Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to establish pilot programs allowing public employees who live in geographic area served by Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization to obtain health services from Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization. OR - SB572 Imposes new requirements on pharmacy benefit managers registered in this state. OR - SB574 Establishes Task Force on California's Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975 to determine appropriateness and feasibility of adopting in Oregon any provisions relating to regulation of health maintenance organizations. OR - SB588 Establishes Outdoor Therapy Grant Program within State Parks and Recreation Department for purpose of awarding grants to enhance outdoor environmental, ecological, agricultural or other natural resource-based therapy programs serving residents of this state. OR - SB587 Prohibits policy or certificate of health insurance from requiring prior authorization for coverage of specified treatment by participating physical or occupational therapist if treatment is medically necessary and falls within quantitative treatment limits of policy or certificate. OR - SB537 Requires that rules adopted by Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services for coordination of benefits protect insured from out-of-pocket expenses if combined coverages exceed costs to be reimbursed. OR - SB599 Establishes Medical Marijuana Patient Access Committee to study and recommend methods to reduce barriers to accessing medical marijuana and to advise Oregon Health Authority on issues related to accessing medical marijuana. OR - SB780 Directs Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to establish pilot program allowing public employees to obtain health services from coordinated care organizations. OR - HB2317 Designates May of each year as ALS Awareness Month. OR - SB888 Removes, for health care facilities that receive preponderance of revenue from associated comprehensive group-practice prepayment health care service plans, exemption from financial data reporting required by Oregon Health Authority for other facilities. OR - SB889 Establishes Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark program to control growth of health care expenditures in this state. OR - SB887 Requires insurer, Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to cover specified health services without prior authorization in health benefit plans and benefit plans offered by insurer or board. OR - SB899 Requires hospitals or health systems that own or operate, in whole or in part, health care facilities that charge facility fees to report specified information to Oregon Health Authority regarding facilities and to notify patients individually and through public displays of specified information regarding facility fees and costs to patients. OR - SB9 Allows pharmacists to prescribe and dispense emergency refills of insulin and associated insulin-related devices and supplies. OR - SB23 Requires Oregon Health Authority or entity contracting with authority to obtain discharge records from hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and extended stay centers. OR - SB29 Modifies term "venereal disease" to "sexually transmitted infection." Clarifies hearings procedure for certificates of need for certain health care facilities. OR - SB60 Allows acupuncturists and podiatric physicians to claim liability limitation for provision of health care services without compensation. OR - SB65 Directs Oregon State Board of Nursing to issue license to practice as certified nurse midwife to qualified applicant. OR - SB64 Clarifies type of authorization to practice issued by Oregon State Board of Nursing. OR - SB66 Authorizes Oregon State Board of Nursing to recognize military education or training programs as sufficient to meet requirements for licensure as licensed practical nurse. OR - SB62 Prohibits employing person that employer knows, or with exercise of reasonable care should know, is not licensed or permitted to practice medical imaging modality. OR - SB67 Defines "ambulatory surgical center" for purposes of duties of circulating nurses. OR - SB61 Increases membership of Oregon Medical Board by one public member. OR - SB63 Directs Board of Medical Imaging to adopt rules related to temporary permits for limited X-ray machine operators. OR - SB900 Imposes requirements on outpatient dialysis treatment facility, or entity that has financial interest in outpatient dialysis treatment facility, that pays health insurance premiums for patients of outpatient dialysis treatment facility. OR - SB124 Subjects certain persons to statutes governing massage therapy. OR - SB129 Allows licensed optometrist to engage in practice of telemedicine. OR - SB125 Requires insurer that credentials one primary care provider who is part of medical group to credential all primary care providers in same medical group if they are licensed or certified and in good standing with their licensing boards. OR - SB128 Directs Board of Medical Imaging to issue permit to supervise fluoroscopy to qualified advanced practice registered nurse. OR - SB127 Changes term "nurse midwife nurse practitioner" to "nurse practitioner specializing in nurse midwifery.". OR - SB126 Requires health benefit plan to reimburse cost of covered telemedicine health service provided by health professional licensed or certified in this state if same health service is provided in person. OR - SB140 Establishes Emergency Department Boarding Pilot Project in Oregon Health Authority. OR - SB135 Authorizes Health Licensing Office to impose civil penalty on employer of or entity that contracts with behavior analysis professional if employer or entity requires professional to perform certain acts. OR - SB136 Removes 10-day supply limitation on prescriptions for certain controlled substances issued by certified registered nurse anesthetists. OR - SB132 Requires health benefit plans, state medical assistance program, Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to pay for standard fertility preservation services for covered individual who will undergo medical treatment that is likely to result in iatrogenic infertility. OR - SB137 Prohibits coordinated care organization from contracting with any entity to assume risk of providing behavioral health services or to assume responsibility for utilization management, care coordination, denials of service, grievances or appeals. OR - SB142 Changes "venereal disease" and "sexually transmitted disease" to "sexually transmitted infection." Changes certain references to "human immunodeficiency virus" and "acquired immune deficiency syndrome" to "blood-borne infection.". OR - SB134 Requires coordinated care organizations to publish on website document to educate members regarding treatment options and support resources available for members who have mental illnesses or substance use disorders. OR - SB141 Requires Oregon Health Authority to issue grants to Oregon hospitals to establish and maintain, or contract with third party to provide, process for providing caring contacts to hospital patients who present in emergency department with suicidal ideation or attempted suicide. OR - SB139 Creates new requirements applicable to prior authorization, step therapy and other utilization review policies and procedures on insurers offering health benefit plans and health insurance, medical services contracts, multiple employer welfare arrangements, health care service contracts and pharmacy benefit managers. OR - SB138 Reestablishes Mental Health Clinical Advisory Group in Oregon Health Authority to continue development of evidence-based algorithms for prescription drug treatment of mental health disorders. OR - SB130 Directs Oregon Health Authority to award grant moneys to eligible school-based health center pilot projects to expand access to health care services and improve health and education outcomes for students through telehealth. OR - SB133 Prohibits provider of substance abuse, problem gambling or mental health services and support from accepting or paying patient referral bonus or falsely advertising individual's need for services or support or individual's eligibility to participate in medical assistance program. OR - SB145 Establishes Implementation Advisory Group to develop blueprint for implementing health care spending benchmark for state. OR - SB143 Corrects syntax in statute. OR - SB144 Makes certain provisions relating to anatomical gifts applicable to gifts of whole body. OR - SB150 Requires pharmacist to dispense controlled substance in Schedule II of federal Controlled Substances Act in lockable vial. OR - SB910 Requires retail or hospital pharmacy to provide written notice in conspicuous manner of availability of naloxone at pharmacy. OR - SB242 Requires health benefit plan, other than employer-sponsored plan, that covers cost of pregnancy care and childbirth to cover cost of pregnancy care and childbirth for enrollee who is surrogate. OR - SB249 Specifies requirements for insurer determinations regarding requests for prior authorization for coverage of health care items, services, procedures and settings. OR - SB250 Prohibits individual from being excluded from participation in or denied benefits under health benefit plan issued or delivered in this state based on actual or perceived race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. OR - SB236 Prohibits policy or certificate of health insurance from requiring prior authorization for coverage of specified treatment by participating physical or occupational therapist if treatment is medically necessary and falls within quantitative treatment limits of policy or certificate. OR - SB941 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for distribution to Curry Health District for emergency room in Curry Medical Center. OR - SB942 Eliminates requirement that children under two years of age be secured in car seat that is rear-facing. OR - SB823 Requires health care employer to conduct comprehensive security and safety evaluation using state or nationally recognized workplace violence prevention toolkit. OR - SJM2 Urges members of Oregon Congressional Delegation to cosponsor or endorse State-Based Universal Health Care Act of 2018. OR - SB27 Authorizes Oregon Health Authority to adopt by rule schedule for fees assessed on water suppliers to partially defray costs of authority related to performance of certain duties under Oregon Drinking Water Quality Act. OR - SB28 Increases fees related to tourist facilities, public spas, pools and bathhouses, bed and breakfasts, restaurants and vending machines and for plan review for restaurant construction or remodeling. OR - SB253 Authorizes Public Health Officer to appoint local health officer in certain counties. OR - SB973 Establishes Improving People's Access to Community-based Treatment, Supports and Services Program administered by Improving People's Access to Community-based Treatment, Supports and Services Grant Review Committee established in Oregon Criminal Justice Commission. OR - SB765 Modifies definitions of "primary care" and "total medical expenditures" for purpose of reports on spending for primary care by insurance carriers, Public Employees' Benefit Board, Oregon Educators Benefit Board and coordinated care organizations. OR - HB2265 Adds optometrists to list of health care practitioners who must complete pain management education program. OR - SB647 Modifies provisions relating to immunization records required for children attending schools and children's facilities. OR - SB671 Removes provisions relating to limitations on hospital reimbursement rates for Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board. OR - SB1027 Allows certain health care practitioner who receives needlestick injury during provision of medical care to patient who is unconscious or otherwise unable to consent to perform blood draw on patient for purpose of determining whether health care practitioner needs to begin any post-exposure prophylactic treatment. OR - SB1030 Requires Oregon Health Authority to make publicly available specified information about payments to and expenditures by coordinated care organizations, authority and Department of Human Services. OR - SB1032 Requires hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers to adopt policies that require use of smoke evacuation system during surgical procedures likely to generate surgical smoke. OR - SB1041 Grants to Oregon Health Authority powers to regulate financial condition of coordinated care organizations that align with powers of Department of Consumer and Business Services to regulate domestic insurers. OR - HB2040 Adds four members to Traditional Health Workers Commission. OR - HB2037 Allows Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board to make available long term care insurance plans at boards' discretion rather than as statutory requirement. OR - HB2510 Designates October 9 of each year as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day. OR - HB2691 Establishes statutory authority for Oregon Psychiatric Access Line program operated by Oregon Health and Science University and financed by Legislative Assembly through appropriations. OR - HB2220 Authorizes dentists to prescribe and administer vaccines. OR - HB2609 Directs Oregon Health Authority to disclose certain patient information to dental directors for specified purposes. OR - HB2563 Establishes Newborn Bloodspot Screening Advisory Board in Oregon Health Authority. OR - HB3074 Modifies rate review process for approving rates for health benefit plans. OR - HB2692 Requires Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee to publish on website of Oregon Health Authority within seven days recommendations concerning Practitioner-Managed Prescription Drug Plan. OR - HB2447 Requires Director of the Oregon Health Authority to provide forum for all vertically integrated, nonprofit health care systems in Oregon to collaborate to envision health care delivery system for Oregon's future. OR - HB2185 Imposes new requirements on pharmacy benefit managers registered in this state. OR - HB2658 Requires manufacturer of prescription drugs to report to Department of Consumer and Business Services specified increase in price of certain prescription drugs at least 60 days before date of increase. OR - HB2011 Requires specified professional regulatory boards to require persons authorized to practice professions regulated by board to complete cultural competency continuing education. OR - HB3342 Requires hospitals and long term care facilities to make available to patients and residents plant-based meals when necessary to accommodate medical, religious, cultural or ethnic needs, preferences or requests. OR - HB2935 Requires pharmacies to notify person to whom prescription drug is dispensed of availability of prescription reader. OR - HB3063 Removes ability of parent to decline required immunizations against restrictable diseases on behalf of child for reason other than child's indicated medical diagnosis.