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Medicaid Advisory Committee (MAC)

 ORS 414.211 to 414.227
     414.211 Medicaid Advisory Committee. 
      ​(1) There is established a Medicaid Advisory Committee consisting of not more than 15 members appointed by the Governor.
      (2) The committee shall be composed of:
      (a) A physician licensed under ORS chapter 677;
      (b) Two members of health care consumer groups that include Medicaid recipients;
      (c) Two Medicaid recipients, one of whom shall be a person with a disability;
      (d) The Director of the Oregon Health Authority or designee;
      (e) The Director of Human Services or designee;
      (f) Health care providers;
      (g) Persons associated with health care organizations, including but not limited to coordinated care organizations under contract to the Medicaid program; and
      (h) Members of the general public.
      (3) In making appointments, the Governor shall consult with appropriate professional and other interested organizations. All members appointed to the committee shall be familiar with the medical needs of low income persons.
      (4) The term of office for each member shall be two years, but each member shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.
      (5) Members of the committee shall receive no compensation for their services but, subject to any applicable state law, shall be allowed actual and necessary travel expenses incurred in the performance of their duties from the Oregon Health Authority Fund. [1995 c.727 §43; 2007 c.70 §192; 2009 c.595 §287; 2011 c.602 §37; 2011 c.720 §132]
      Note: 414.211 and 414.221 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 414 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
      414.215 [1967 c.502 §19; 1991 c.66 §21; repealed by 1995 c.727 §48]
      414.220 [1957 c.692 §2; repealed by 1963 c.631 §2]
      414.221 Duties of committee. The Medicaid Advisory Committee shall advise the Director of the Oregon Health Authority and the Director of Human Services on:
      (1) Medical care, including mental health and alcohol and drug treatment and remedial care to be provided under ORS chapter 414; and
      (2) The operation and administration of programs provided under ORS chapter 414. [1995 c.727 §44; 2003 c.784 §7; 2007 c.697 §16; 2009 c.595 §288; 2011 c.720 §133]
      414.225 Oregon Health Authority to consult with committee. The Oregon Health Authority shall consult with the Medicaid Advisory Committee concerning the determinations required under ORS 414.065. [1967 c.502 §20; 1991 c.66 §22; 1995 c.727 §46; 2003 c.784 §8; 2009 c.595 §289]
      414.227 Application of public meetings law to advisory committees. 
      ​(1) ORS 192.610 to 192.690 apply to any meeting of an advisory committee with the authority to make decisions for, conduct policy research for or make recommendations to the Oregon Health Authority, the Oregon Health Policy Board or the Department of Human Services on administration or policy related to the medical assistance program operated under this chapter.
      (2) Subsection (1) of this section applies only to advisory committee meetings attended by two or more advisory committee members who are not employed by a public body. [2001 c.353 §2; 2009 c.595 §290; 2011 c.720 §134]