(1) The Administrator of the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research shall by rule adopt a cost-based community benefit reporting system for hospitals operating in Oregon that is consistent with established national standards for hospital reporting of community benefits.
(2) Within 90 days of filing a Medicare cost report, a hospital must submit a community benefit report to the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research of the community benefits provided by the hospital, on a form prescribed by the administrator.
(3) The administrator shall produce an annual report of the information provided under subsections (1) and (2) of this section. The report shall be submitted to the Governor, the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The report shall be presented to the Legislative Assembly during each regular session and shall be made available to the public.
(4) The administrator may adopt all rules necessary to carry out the provisions of this section. [2007 c.384 §3]
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