Public Assistance and Medical Assistance

ORS 411.803
When spouse may be compensated for in-home care

When a married recipient of public assistance provided under ORS 411.706 (Oregon Supplemental Income Program) requires in-home care, the Department of Human Services shall provide that such care be compensated even though provided by the spouse, in the manner and to the extent specified by rule of the department based on the extent of need and the availability of funds therefor. [1985 c.638 §2; 2001 c.900 §95; 2005 c.381 §11]

Notes of Decisions

Need for care may be based on either physical or mental disability. Ulrich v. Senior and Disabled Services Division, 164 Or App 50, 989 P2d 48 (1999)

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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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