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2022


Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-001, Procedural Rules, Attorney Fees, and General Provisions

Caption: Attorney fees under OAR chapter 436 
Public hearing: June 16, 2022, 11 a.m., by video or telephone


Advisory committee meeting

Implementation of Enrolled House Bill 4138 (2022)

May 3, 2022, 2 p.m.

Agenda | Minutes
Audio of meeting: Part 1 of 2 | Part 2 of 2

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-001, Procedural Rules, Attorney Fees, and General Provisions
OAR 436-030, Claim Closure and Reconsideration
OAR 436-060, Claims Administration

Caption: Attorney fees under OAR chapter 436 
Public hearing: March 15, 2022, 9 a.m., by video or telephone

Advisory committee meeting

Simplification and streamlining of required
workers' compensation correspondence

March 8, 2022, 9 a.m.

Meeting: Agenda | List of rules and required notices | Minutes
Audio of meeting: Part 1 of 2 | Part 2 of 2


Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-009, Oregon Medical Fee and Payment and OAR 436-010, Medical Services

Caption: Workers’ compensation medical fees and payments, medical services, and interpreter services

Feb. 15, 2022, 9 a.m.

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-001, Procedural Rules, Attorney Fees, and General Provisions >>> request for advice on attorney fees under OAR 436-001-0400 through 0440

Jan. 26, 9:30 a.m.
Meeting: Agenda | minutes | audio recording - Part 1 / Part 2
Advice: 
Andrew Evenson, SBH Legal


2021


Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-009, Oregon Medical Fee and Payment
OAR 436-010, Medical Services
OAR 436-015, Managed Care Organizations

Nov. 3, 2021, 9 a.m.

Meeting: Agenda | minutes | audio recording - Part 1 / Part 2
Advice: 
John Di Paola MD, Occupational Orthopedics
Tom Hernandez, ProLanguage Interpreters LLC (11/2)
Daniel Miller, DC, Oregon Chiropractic Association
Ben Johnson, PA-C, Oregon Society of Physician Assistants
Tom Hernandez, PoLanguag Interpreters LLC (11/19)
Christopher Van Tilburg, MD, Providence MCO

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-050, Employer/Insurer Coverage Responsibility & OAR 436-060, Claims Administration

Caption: Claims processing location; claims recordkeeping; casual labor threshold
Oct. 18, 2021, 10:30 a.m.

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-105, Employer-at-Injury Program

Caption: Increased payment to insurer or self-insured employer for administration of Employer-at-Injury Program
Oct. 18, 2021, 10:30 a.m., video and telephone only

Advisory committee meeting:

Attorney fees under ORS 656.383(1) at reconsideration under ORS 656.268

Note: The need for rule changes is uncertain at this time.
Oct. 8, 2021, 1 p.m.
Meeting: agenda | minutes | audio recording

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-070, Workers' Benefit Fund Assessment

Caption: Standards for calculating the Workers’ Benefit Fund (WBF) assessment
Sept. 16, 2021, 4 p.m., video and telephone only


Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-050 et al, Employer/Insurer Coverage Responsibility (HB 2039 & HB 3188)

Aug. 25, 2021, 1:30 p.m. 
Meeting: Agenda | minutes | audio recording


Rulemaking advisory committee meeting
OAR 436-070, Workers' Benefit Fund Assessment

Aug. 9, 2021, 10:15 a.m.
Meeting: agenda | minutes | audio recording

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-009, Oregon Medical Fee and Payment
OAR 436-010, Medical Services
OAR 436-015, Managed Care Organizations

Caption: Workers’ compensation medical fees and payments, medical services, and managed care organizations
Feb. 17, 2021, 2 p.m.

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR chapter 436-060, Claims Administration

Caption: Processing workers’ compensation claims for COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 exposure
Jan. 5, 2021, 9 a.m.

2020

Public rulemaking hearing
OAR 436-060, Claims Administration

Caption: Department review of modified forms; reporting of workers’ Social Security numbers
Nov. 16, 2020, 1 p.m.

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting:
     OAR 436-009, Oregon Medical Fee and Payment,
     OAR 436-010, Medical Services, and
     OAR 436-015, Managed Care Organizations.

Nov. 9, 2020, 9 a.m.
Rulemaking meeting 11/9/20: Agenda | Audio recording | Minutes

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting
OAR 436-060, Claims Administration

Processing claims for COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 exposure
Oct. 28, 2020, 9 a.m.
Rulemaking meeting 10/28/20: Agenda | Audio recording | Minutes


Rulemaking advisory committee meeting
OAR 436-060, Claims Administration

Removal of Social Security numbers from Forms 801 and 827
Oct. 15, 2020, 9 a.m.
Background documents: 
Summary of 9/15/20 meeting | Memo to MLAC et al of Oct. 2, 2020
Rulemaking meeting 10/15/20: Agenda | Audio recording | Minutes

Public rulemaking hearing
OAR 436-009, Oregon Medical Fee and Payment

Aug. 17, 2020, 2 p.m.

Public rulemaking hearing
OAR 436-009, Oregon Medical Fee and Payment

July 22, 2020, 2 p.m.

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting
OAR 436-009, Oregon Medical Fee and Payment
May 18, 2020, 1 p.m.
Agenda | Audio record of meeting | Minutes

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-105, Employer-at-Injury Program

April 30, 2020, 11 a.m.
Agenda | Audio record of meeting | Minutes
Rulemaking suspended due to economic downturn.

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-009, Oregon Medical Fee and Payment
OAR 436-060, Claims Administration*

*includes relocation of public records access rule to OAR 436-001
Feb. 18, 2020, 9 a.m.

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-030, Claim Closure and Reconsideration
OAR 436-035, Disability Rating Standards

Jan. 16, 2020, 10 a.m.

2019

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR chapter 436 - implementation of legislation
OAR 436-050, Employer-Insurer Coverage Responsibility
OAR 436-085, Premium Assessment

OAR 436-105, Employer-at-Injury Program

Nov. 21, 2019, 10 a.m.

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-030, Claim Closure and Reconsideration
OAR 436-035, Disability Rating Standards

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-009, Oregon Medical Fee and Payment
OAR 436-010, Medical Services
OAR 436-015, Managed Care Organizations

Nov. 18, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-060, Claims Administration

Oct. 14, 2019, 9 a.m.
Agenda | Advice - Issue #16 | Transcript of meeting
Audio recording of meeting: Part 1 of 2 | Part 2 of 2

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-070, Workers' Benefit Fund

Sept. 19, 2019, 4 p.m.

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-050, Employer/Insurer Coverage Responsibility
OAR 436-085, Premium Assessment

Sept. 11, 2019, 1:30 p.m.

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-105, Employer-at-Injury Program

Sept. 11, 2019, 8:30 a.m.




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