OAR 409-035-0060
Transfer of J-1 Waiver Physician Obligation


A physician who is granted a visa waiver and who encounters a practice failure due to extenuating circumstances may, with Authority approval, finish the three-year service obligation at another approved health care facility. A written transfer request must be submitted to the Authority documenting the need for the transfer.


The request must include the reason for transfer, proposed new employer, the health care facility director’s name, practice name, address, telephone number, and proposed date of transfer.


The original employer must provide a letter releasing the physician from the employment contract and providing an explanation for the termination. The Authority may waive this requirement if the original employer is in non-compliance with federal requirements, federal or state law, or with these rules.


The new employer must:


Provide a letter of intent to employ the physician;


Provide a copy of the new employment contract;


Meet health care facility participation requirements as set forth in these rules;


Work with the physician to jointly submit semi-annual Verification of Employment forms as required by the Authority.

Source: Rule 409-035-0060 — Transfer of J-1 Waiver Physician Obligation, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=409-035-0060.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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