OAR 309-118-0015
Issues Ineligible for Grievance Process

Notwithstanding the definition of a grievance in OAR 309-118-0005 (Definitions), a patient’s grievance shall not be processed through the grievance procedures set forth in these rules if:
(1) There is a contested case hearing or other separate process recognized by statute or administrative rule that affords notice and opportunity to be heard before an impartial decision-maker concerning that issue, including but not limited to institutional reimbursement orders, OSH informed consent decisions, and judicial determinations of continued mental illness or cognitive disability;
(2) The issue is something that OSH does not have the authority to change, including but not limited to state or federal laws, court orders and actions or decisions by other agencies, including but not limited to commitment and discharge;
(3) The issue has been grieved previously, has resulted in a written response or resolution, and no event has occurred that alters the prior written response or resolution;
(4) Grieving an issue on behalf of another patient; or
(5) Statements that do not allege a grievance.

Source: Rule 309-118-0015 — Issues Ineligible for Grievance Process, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=309-118-0015.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 309-118-0015’s source at or​.us