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Rules and Regulations

HCRQI facility rules are located in Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR), Chapter 333, Divisions 027, 035, 071, 072, 076, 080, 081, 275, 500, 501, 505, 510, 515, 520, 525, 530, 535, 536, 700.

OAR's are developed from Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) Chapters 441, 442, 443, and 688.

Proposed Rules

Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR)

  •   Home Health Agency Rules - DIVISION 027 
  •   Hospice Rules - DIVISION 035 
  •   Hospital Rules

             - Monitoring, Surveys, Investigations, Discipline and Civil Penalties - DIVISION 501 

                   Table I (pdf) - Civil Penalty Assessments

             - Organization and Management - DIVISION 505

             - Patient Care Services - DIVISION 510  

             - Environmental and Maintenance Services - DIVISION 515 

             - General Hospital Requirements (Emergency Contraception and Organ and Tissue Donation) - DIVISION 520  

             - Specialty Hospitals - DIVISION 525

             - New Construction and Alterations - DIVISION 535

                   Table 1 (pdf) - Sound Transmission Limitations in General Hospitals

                   Table II (pdf) - Ventilation Requirements for Hospital Areas

                   Table III (pdf) - Filter Efficiencies for Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems in General Hospitals

                   Table IV (pdf) - Hot Water Use (Design Temperature)

                   Table V (pdf) - Station Outlets for Oxygen, Vacuum (Suction) and Medical Air Systems

                   Table VI (pdf) - Receptacle Requirements per Area

             - Nurse Staffing Rules

             - Trauma Designation Rules


Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS)

  • Health Care Facilities - Chapter 441 [Hospitals, ASC's, Special In Patient Care Facilities, Organ Procurement]
  • Residential Care Facilities - Chapter 443 - [Home Health, Hospice, In Home Care, ORDF (ESRD)]
  • Health Planning - Chapter 442 - [Certificate of Need, health care facilities]
  • Therapeutic & Technical - Chapter 688 - (Hemodialysis Technicians]

 


Federal Regulations

    Notice of Patient Choice and Financial Interest Temporary Rule Language to be Made Permanent

    Notice of Patient Choice and Financial Interest temporary rule language change


    Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR)

               ASC - Table 1 (pdf)

    Pulse Oximetry Screening for Newborns at Hospitals and Birthing Centers - DIVISIONS 076 & 520 (pdf)

              Birthing Center Table 1 (pdf) - Absolute risk factors: Admission

              Birthing Center Table II (pdf) - Absolute risk factors: Intrapartum

              Birthing Center Table III (pdf) - Absolute risk factors: Postpartum

             - Pulse Oximetry Screening for Newborns at Hospitals and Birthing Centers - DIVISIONS 076 & 520 (pdf)

             - Licensure & Definitions - DIVISION 500