Reporting Serious Adverse Events
(1)The Commission will provide an Event Report form to be used by Long Term Care Facility Participants for reporting Reportable Serious Adverse Events. The Event Report will include: a summary description of the event; an overview of the Long Term Care Facility Participant’s complete, thorough and credible investigation of that event; and information about improvement strategies designed to minimize risk of future events. The meaning of terms “complete,” “thorough,” and “credible” are explained in OAR 325-020-0030 (Commission Review of Reports).
(2)Long Term Care Facility Participants must use the Event Report form when reporting Serious Adverse Events to the Commission.
(3)Long Term Care Facility Participants must submit a completed Event Report to the Commission within 45 calendar days of discovery of a Reportable Serious Adverse Event.
(4)Subject to a separate written agreement between the Commission and Long Term Care Facility Participant, Participant will share additional resident assessment data with the Commission, to the extent permitted by state and federal law.
(5)If a Long Term Care Facility Participant believes the Commission should immediately issue an alert to all Oregon Long Term Care Facilities or other types of Participants based on a specific Reportable Serious Adverse Event, the Long Term Care Facility Participant should provide an initial report to the Commission within 3 business days of discovery of the event, or sooner. The Long Term Care Facility Participant and Commission will work together to identify information to include in the alert.
Rule 325-020-0025 — Reporting Serious Adverse Events,