Oregon Statutes - Chapter 410 - Senior and Disability Services - Section 410.490 - Duties of department; rules.

(1) To provide greater flexibility and availability of services, the Department of Human Services shall apply for waiver of federal statutory and regulatory requirements to make adult day care services available under ORS chapter 414.

(2) The Department of Human Services shall adopt rules consistent with the rules adopted under ORS 410.495, that include a provision identifying adult day care as a service available for recipients eligible for medical assistance.

(3) As used in ORS 410.485 and this section, “adult day care” means community-based group programs designed to meet the needs of adults with functional or cognitive impairments through individual plans of care that are structured, comprehensive and provide a variety of health, social and related support services in protective settings during part of the day but provide less than 24-hour care. [1991 c.787 §§2,3; 2007 c.70 §176]

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