Oregon Statutes - Chapter 147 - Victims of Crime and Acts of Mass Destruction - Section 147.390 - Child abuse medical assessment; payment by department.

(1) Notwithstanding that a child is not a victim under ORS 147.015 (1), in cases of suspected child sexual abuse as described in ORS 419B.005 (1)(a)(C), (D) or (E), or child physical abuse by an adult or caretaker as otherwise described in ORS 419B.005 (1)(a)(A), compensation may be made on behalf of the child for a child abuse medical assessment as defined in ORS 418.782, if:

(a) The expenses are actually paid or incurred by the applicant; and

(b) A claim is filed on behalf of the child in the manner provided in ORS 147.015.

(2) The Department of Justice may pay compensation for child abuse medical assessments directly to the provider of the services. The medical fee schedules for payment under this section shall be the schedules adopted under ORS 147.035. [1997 c.872 §25]

Note: 147.390 and 147.391 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 147 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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