The Department of Human Services, directly or through its contracting agencies, shall compile and maintain lists of providers who are qualified to provide home and community-based services to children in each community. The department, or its contracting agencies, shall make the list of local providers available to residents in each community.
The department or its contracting agencies shall assist a parent in obtaining home and community-based services for the parent’s child if:
The parent resides in Oregon;
The parent has a child who does not reside in Oregon but who visits the parent in Oregon for at least six weeks each year; and
The child qualifies for home and community-based services under 42 U.S.C. 1396n(c) or (k) in the child’s state of residence.
The assistance provided under subsection (2) of this section includes:
Providing the parent with the list of local providers;
Contacting the state Medicaid agency in the child’s state of residence to facilitate payment for the home and community-based services; and
Assisting the parent in providing any documentation required by the child’s state of residence. [2015 c.393 §1]