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Rule hearings and meetings

2022

Advisory committee meeting

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

Nov. 30, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

Room 260 (2nd floor), Labor & Industries building,
350 Winter St. NE, Salem, Oregon 
or by Zoom for Government:
https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1604908464?pwd=ZjliRU1GR1R4M0JVQU5zNTJneWw2UT09
Meeting ID: 160 490 8464 | Passcode: 865462 |
Phone: 1-833-568-8864 US Toll-free
Agenda

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-030, Claim Closure and Reconsideration
OAR 436-060, Claims Administration
OAR 436-120, Vocational Assistance to Injured Workers

Projected effective date: Jan. 1, 2024
Caption: Implementation of Enrolled House Bill 4138 (2022); Ombuds office name update 
Public hearing: Nov. 28, 2022, 10 a.m.

Closing date for written testimony: Dec. 5, 2022

Public rulemaking hearing

OAR 436-060, Claims Administration

Projected effective date Jan. 1, 2023
Caption: Claims administration clarifications; implementation of Enrolled House Bill 4086 (2022) 
Public hearing: Nov. 28, 2022, 10 a.m.

Closing date for written testimony: Dec. 5, 2022

Public rulemaking hearing

Proposed OAR 436-050, Employer/Insurer Coverage Responsibility

Caption: Self-insurance security deposits; revocation of certification; termination of self-insured employer group members
Public hearing: Oct. 17, 2022, 10 a.m.

Public rulemaking hearing

Proposed OAR 436-035, Disability Rating Standards

Caption: Apportionment of permanent partial disability; effects on denied conditions, irreversible findings, and presbycusis 
Public hearing: Oct. 17, 2022, 10 a.m.

Advisory committee meeting

Implementation of Enrolled House Bill 4138 (2022) and Enrolled House Bill 2040 (2021) - amendment of rules

Sept. 7, 2022, 1:30 p.m.
Agenda | HB 4138 (2022) | HB 2040 (2021) 
Minutes | transcript | audio recording

Advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-050, Employer/Insurer Coverage Responsibility

Aug. 24, 2022, 1:30 p.m.
Agenda | audio recording | transcript

Advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-035, Disability Rating Standards

Aug. 9, 2022, 9 a.m.
Agenda | audio recording | transcript

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.

Advisory committee meeting

Implementation of Enrolled House Bill 4138 (2022)

May 3, 2022, 2 p.m.
Agenda | Minutes

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.

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

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, 2022, 9:30 a.m.
Meeting: Agenda | minutes
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
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.

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

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.

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

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-070, Workers' Benefit Fund Assessment

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

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Minutes

Rulemaking advisory committee meeting

OAR 436-105, Employer-at-Injury Program

April 30, 2020, 11 a.m.
Agenda | 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.



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