Limitations on extent of lien
(1)No lien under ORS 87.555 (Hospitals, physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners as lien claimants) (1) shall be allowed:
(a)For hospitalization and treatment from a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner rendered after a settlement has been effected by or on behalf of the party causing the injury;
(b)Against any sum for necessary attorney fees, costs and expenses incurred by the injured party in securing a settlement, compromise, award or judgment; or
(c)For an amount payable for medical services under a policy that provides personal injury protection coverage provided to an injured person prior to a hospital, physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner perfecting a lien under ORS 87.565 (Notice of lien required) (2).
(2)This section does not preclude a hospital, a physician licensed under ORS chapter 677, physician assistant licensed under ORS 677.505 (Application of provisions governing physician assistants to other health professions) to 677.525 (Fees) or nurse practitioner licensed under ORS 678.375 (Nurse practitioners) to 678.390 (Authority of nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist to write prescriptions or dispense drugs) from perfecting a lien under ORS 87.555 (Hospitals, physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners as lien claimants). [Amended by 1989 c.727 §2; 1999 c.146 §2; 2005 c.465 §5; 2014 c.45 §6]
Section 87.560 — Limitations on extent of lien,