Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division
If during an investigation or survey Division staff document violations of home health licensing rules or laws, the Division may issue a statement of deficiencies that cites the law alleged to have been violated and the facts supporting the allegation.
A signed plan of correction must be mailed to the Division within 10 business days from the date the statement of deficiencies was received by the agency. A signed plan of correction will not be used by the Division as an admission of the violations alleged in the statement of deficiencies.
An agency shall correct all deficiencies within 60 days from the date of the exit conference, unless an extension of time is requested from the Division. A request for such an extension shall be submitted in writing and must accompany the plan of correction.
The Division shall determine if a written plan of correction is acceptable. If the plan of correction is not acceptable to the Division, the Division shall notify the agency owner in writing or by telephone:
Identifying which provisions in the plan the Division finds unacceptable;
Citing the reasons the Division finds them unacceptable; and
Requesting that the plan of correction be modified and resubmitted no later than 10 working days from the date the letter of non-acceptance was received by the owner.
If the agency does not come into compliance by the date of correction reflected on the plan of correction or 60 days from date of the exit conference, whichever is sooner, the Division may propose to deny, suspend, or revoke the agency license, or impose civil penalties.