Notice of Temporary Rulemaking: OAR 333-003-1050,
"Waiver of OARs Based on Federal Acute Care Waivers or Other Emergency
Orders or Proclamations"
The Oregon Health Authority (Authority) is responding to an outbreak of the emerging disease called “COVID-19” caused by a novel strain of
coronavirus named “SARS-CoV-2” which was detected in the United States, January 20,
2020. As of April 6, 2020, there are 1,132 cases in Oregon with the number of
cases growing daily. In response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services' Secretary’s public health emergency declaration on January 31, 2020
and the President's declared emergency on March 13, 2020, the federal Centers
for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued waivers specific to CMS
Temporary adoption of OAR 333-003-1050 will
give flexibility to licensed health care facilities, home health agencies,
hospice, ambulance service agencies, EMS providers and hemodialysis technicians
to provide appropriate and necessary services during the COVID-19 declared
emergency that is in alignment with waivers issued by the federal Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other emergency orders or declarations
issued by the Governor.
This rule is effective April 10, 2020 through October 6, 2020 or until they are suspended when the Governor terminates the declaration of emergency issued on March 8, 2020.
For more details, please see the following link for the Temporary Administrative Order including the Statement of Need and Justification and the full text of the temporary rule.
OAR 333-003-1050 - Statement of Need and JustificationOAR 333-003-1050 - Rule TextOAR 333-003-1050 - Notice of Temporary Rulemaking
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