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The Health Facility Licensing & Certification Program (HFLC) is responsible for regulating certain types of non-long term care health care facilities and agencies. View a list of the types of health care facilities and agencies that HFLC regulates in acute care and community-based settings.

Regulated health care facilities may be subject to various Codes of Federal Regulations, Oregon Revised Statutes, and Oregon Administrative Rules. Links to current rules and regulations are organized by facility type on the Health Facility Licensing & Certification page.

This page documents what, if any, changes the agency is considering to its current Oregon Administrative Rules and includes Temporary Rules that have been filed to address an immediate need and are in effect for up to 180 days. Additional information about specific rulemaking activities is provided below.


Temporary Rules

Notice of Temporary Rulemaking - OAR 333-510-0130

The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division has filed a rule that temporarily amends OAR 333-510-0130 relating to hospital nursing staff member overtime in order to provide clarity and remedy an unintended gap that became apparent after the prior rulemaking.

Further details:

Certificate and Order for Filing
Statement of Need and Justification
Temporary Rule Text


Proposed Rulemaking Notices

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - OAR 333-510-0130

The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division is proposing to permanently amend OAR 333-510-0130 relating to hospital nursing staff member overtime in order to provide clarity and remedy an unintended gap that became apparent after the prior rulemaking.

Further details:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing
Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact
Proposed Rule Text

Public Comment:

Interested parties are invited to provide comment on the proposed rules at a public hearing scheduled for:

Friday, December 16, 2016
9:00 a.m.
800 NE Oregon Street, Room 1-D
Portland, OR 97232

Alternatively, written comments received by 5:00 p.m. December 22, 2016 will also be considered and can be submitted by U.S. postal service, e-mail or fax to:

OHA, Public Health Division
Brittany Hall, Administrative Rules Coordinator
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 930
Portland, OR 97232
E-mail: publichealth.rules@state.or.us
FAX: (971) 673-1299

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - OAR 333-535-0086

The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division is proposing to permanently amend OAR 333-535-0086 relating to licensed hospital satellite outpatient clinic building requirements in order to allow hospitals and health systems to pursue alternative approaches and process improvement strategies to create a more efficient hospital system and ensure alignment with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions for Participation.

Further details:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing
Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact
Proposed Rule Text

Public Comment:

Interested parties are invited to provide comment on the proposed rules at a public hearing scheduled for:

Friday, November 18, 2016
2:00 p.m.
800 NE Oregon Street, Room 1-D
Portland, OR 97232

Alternatively, written comments received by 5:00 p.m. November 22, 2016 will also be considered and can be submitted by U.S. postal service, e-mail or faxto:

OHA, Public Health Division
Brittany Hall, Administrative Rules Coordinator
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 930
Portland, OR 97232
E-mail: publichealth.rules@state.or.us
FAX: (971) 673-1299