Transfer of Nonprofit Hospital Assets
(1)For each of the following types of transactions the fee shall be:
(a)For a transfer or exchange as described in ORS 65.803 (Hospitals operated by nonprofit corporation)(1)(a) or (b) from one charitable entity to another existing unrelated charitable entity — $7,500;
(b)For a whole hospital joint venture between two unrelated charitable entities — $10,000;
(c)For a transfer or exchange as described in ORS 65.803 (Hospitals operated by nonprofit corporation)(1)(a) or (b) from a charitable entity to a noncharitable entity — $30,000; and
(d)For a whole hospital joint venture between a charitable entity and a noncharitable entity — $50,000.
(2)The fees described in paragraph (1) are based on the transfer of one hospital facility as described in ORS 442.015 (Definitions)(19)(a). The fees described in paragraph (1) shall be increased by 30% for each additional facility to be transferred as part of the transaction.
(3)The application fees collected pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) are intended to pay for the Attorney General’s costs in reviewing the proposed transaction, preparing an order approving, or disapproving the transaction, evaluating/insuring initial compliance (for a period not to exceed six months) and relating to any appeal from the proceeding.
(4)The application fee is intended to pay for the direct costs of the functions described in paragraph (3) including, but not limited to, the cost for all the Attorney General office personnel and employee time at the billing rates used by the Department of Justice, costs of travel, printing costs and all costs incurred in the noticing and conduct of public meetings.
(5)After the Attorney General has been paid for all of the costs identified in paragraph (4), the Attorney General shall reimburse the applicant for any remaining funds from the application fee, without interest. The funds shall be reimbursed no later than six months after an order is entered or an appeal from such an order is decided or within 30 days of withdrawal if the applicant withdraws the application to approve the transfer.
(6)The Attorney General shall maintain a record of the costs described in paragraph (4) and that record shall be made available, upon request, to the applicant.
Rule 137-015-0005 — Transfer of Nonprofit Hospital Assets,