Public Assistance and Medical Assistance

ORS 411.610
Indorsement by others of assistance checks or warrants payable to deceased recipient

  • disposition of proceeds

Any check or warrant issued by the Department of Human Services or the Oregon Health Authority to a recipient of public assistance or medical assistance who subsequently dies may be indorsed in the name of the deceased by the surviving spouse or a next of kin in the order described in ORS 293.490 (Payment upon death of person entitled to money from state if estate not in probate) (3); and payment may be made and the proceeds used without any of the restrictions enumerated in ORS 293.495 (Procedure for payment) (1). [Amended by 1957 c.120 §1; 1981 c.594 §9; 2011 c.720 §114; 2013 c.688 §49]
Chapter 411

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public Welfare Division records showing cost of medical services to welfare recipients as public records, (1972) Vol 35, p 1143


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