OAR 943-001-0010
Oregon Health Authority


Effective June 26, 2009, 2009 Or. Laws Chapter 595 (House Bill 2009) created the Oregon Health Authority and transferred to the Oregon Health Authority certain duties, functions, and powers of:


The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) related to the Public Employees’ Benefit Board (PEBB) and the Oregon Educators Board (OEBB);


The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) related to the Oregon Medical Insurance Pool Board (OMIP);


The Office of Private Health Partnerships (OPHP); and


The Department of Human Services (DHS) with respect to health and health care. The transferred subject areas of DHS are generally described in Section 19(1)(a), Or. Laws Chapter 595 (House Bill 2009) as including but not limited to:


Developing the policies for and the provision of publicly funded medical care and medical assistance in Oregon;


Ensuring the promotion and protection of public health and the licensing of health care facilities;


Developing the policies for and the provision of mental health treatment and treatment for substance use disorders;


Administering the Oregon Prescription Drug Program; and


Establishing responsibility for the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research and all functions of the office.


The transferred functions described in section (1)(d)(A)–(E) above are generally carried out as currently described in DHS rules by the Public Health Division, the Addictions and Mental Health Division, and the Division of Medical Assistance Programs.


As used in these rules (OAR 943-001-0000 (Model Rules of Procedure) to 943-001-0015 (Transition Period Roles and Responsibilities)) the term “agency” means DHS, PEBB, OEBB, OMIP, and OPHP, and within the context of transfer responsibilities, DAS and DCBS.


Effective June 26, 2009, the administration of new non-transferred duties, functions, and powers established by 2009 Or. Laws, Chapter 595 (House Bill 2009), or other 2009 laws, in the Oregon Health Authority or its constituent units is temporarily delegated to the Department of Human Services, subject to the supervision and oversight of the Oregon Health Authority, until operationally transferred, either in whole or in part, to the Oregon Health Authority.


Operational transfer may occur, in whole or in part, in any program, business transaction, judicial, or administrative proceeding on the date specified by the Oregon Health Authority but no later than June 30, 2011.

Source: Rule 943-001-0010 — Oregon Health Authority, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=943-001-0010.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 943-001-0010’s source at or​.us