Oregon Health Authority

ORS 413.231
Recruitment of primary care providers

The Oregon Health Authority, through the Health Care Workforce Committee created pursuant to ORS 413.017 (Public Health Benefit Purchasers Committee, Health Care Workforce Committee and Health Plan Quality Metrics Committee), shall work with interested parties, which may include Travel Oregon, the State Workforce and Talent Development Board, medical schools, physician organizations, hospitals, county and city officials, local chambers of commerce, organizations that promote Oregon or local communities in Oregon, and organizations that recruit health care professionals, to develop a strategic plan for recruiting primary care providers to Oregon. The strategic plan must address:


Best recruitment practices and existing recruitment programs;


Development of materials and information promoting Oregon as a desirable place for primary care providers to live and work;


Development of a pilot program to promote coordinated visiting and recruitment opportunities for primary care providers;


Potential funding opportunities; and


The best entities to implement the strategic plan. [2011 c.361 §1; 2017 c.185 §9; 2017 c.297 §23]
Note: 413.231 (Recruitment of primary care providers), 413.246 (Information provided to retired physicians and health care providers) and 413.248 (Physician Visa Waiver Program) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 413 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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