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  • Proposed rule changes HAS late fees
    The Health Licensing Office (Office) filed proposed administrative rules for the Advisory Council on Hearing Aids with the Secretary of State Office for publication in the June 1, 2015, Oregon Bulletin.
     
    The rules, which you can read here, update the Health Licensing name (it is an Office now, not an agency), and reduce the late fee for a delinquent renewal of registration from a sliding scale to a fixed rate per year up to three years. A public administrative rule hearing has been scheduled for Monday, June 29, 2015, in the Health Licensing Office Rhoades Conference Room, 700 Summer St. NE Suite 320, Salem, OR, 97301. Permanent administrative rules are scheduled to become effective July 1, 2015.
     
    The Office welcomes all comments, and is specifically requesting feedback regarding the fiscal impact of these rules on small businesses.
     
    Please submit all comments to Anne Thompson at anne.p.thompson@state.or.us or at 700 Summer St. NE, Suite 320, Salem, OR 97301.
  • Changes to office hours and more
    Minor changes to office hours took effect July 1, 2014. Office hours are:
    Monday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Tuesday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Wednesday thru Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
     
    Formerly known as the Oregon Health Licensing Agency, the Health Licensing Office is now an office of the Oregon Health Authority, also effective July 1.
  • Expedited licensing available for military

    Permanent administrative rules became effective on September 17, 2014, allowing for an expedited process for individuals who have military training or experience for an authorization to practice a profession listed under ORS 676.583 or ORS 676.800.

    Permanent administrative rules became effective on September 17 allowing for an expedited process to obtain an authorization to practice for military spouses or domestic partners as required by 2013 House Bill 2027.

    Application for Authorization to Practice/Military Training or Experience Equivalency  PDF
    Application for Authorization to Practice/Military Spouse or Domestic Partner  PDF
  • Want to be a hearing aid specialist?

    The office has prepared a simplified step-by-step guide for individuals coming through the training path to gain licensure as a hearing aid specialist in Oregon.

  • Written exams offered more places, times

    After April 15, 2014, the Written International Licensing Exam will be administered on computerized touch screens at authorized testing locations throughout the state. Applicants no longer have to wait for quarterly dates to take the test.

    The Oregon Laws and Rules Exam will be administered at the Salem office on a walk-in basis. This exam also will be on a touch screen and results will be available the same day.

     

    More information

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Protect yourself, your family and your co-workers by getting vaccinated and staying informed. The fewer of us who get sick from either seasonal influenza or pandemic H1N1 influenza, the more we can reduce the impact in our schools and workplaces. Visit the state's flu website or call the state hotline at 1-800-978-3040.