Senior and Disability Services

ORS 410.505
Definitions for ORS 410.505 to 410.545

As used in ORS 410.505 (Definitions for ORS 410.505 to 410.545) to 410.545 (Implementation of ORS 410.505 to 410.545 requires federal funding):


“Admission assessment” means a professional program that provides an assessment of the long term care needs of persons applying for or considering admission to an intermediate care facility or who have remained in a skilled nursing facility for more than 30 days, and who are not or do not appear to be Medicaid eligible. The program includes providing information regarding appropriate service and placement alternatives, including nursing facilities and community-based options. The program includes all services necessary to comply with the minimum federal criteria for preadmission screening established by the Health Care Financing Administration under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987. The admission assessment shall provide the applicant with appropriate options but the recommendation of the admission assessment team is not binding; the applicant has the right to choose from any options which are available.


“Intermediate care facility” means a facility as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions) and which is Medicaid certified.


“Skilled nursing facility” means a facility as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions) and which is Medicaid certified. [1989 c.912 §2]
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Notes of Decisions

Agency rules making placement of handicapped and elderly persons factor of their primary service needs and providing for different residential facilities to accommodate persons with different needs were consistent with provisions of this chapter in effect at time petitioner, who was mentally retarded, was refused placement at facility which primarily served elderly. Dempsey v. Senior Services Division, 92 Or App 163, 758 P2d 367 (1988)


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