Oregon Statutes - Chapter 442 - Health Planning - Section 442.584 - Application for certificate of need.

(1) All applicants for a certificate of need for any of the technologies or services under study by the Health Resources Commission shall provide the information specified in paragraphs (a) to (f) of this subsection. This information may be utilized by the commission in performing its functions under ORS 442.583. The information shall include:

(a) The estimated number of patients needing the service or procedure who are not currently being served and who cannot be served by existing programs in the service area.

(b) The anticipated number of procedures to be performed per year for a five-year period commencing on the date the service is started or the technology is acquired.

(c) The anticipated number of patients to be served by the applicant, based on the incidence in the population to be served or the conditions for which the technology or service will be used.

(d) Clinical indications for ordering use of the technology or service, with appropriate references to relevant literature.

(e) An estimate of the treatment decisions likely to result from use of the technology or service.

(f) A proposed method for collecting data on the patients served, costs engendered directly or indirectly and the health outcomes resulting from use of the technology or service.

(2) An application shall be decided in accordance with the statutes and rules in effect at the time of filing of a completed letter of intent for that application. [1991 c.470 §§7,22]

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