Oregon Statutes - Chapter 444 - Special Medical Services for Children - Section 444.210 - Treatment of child at other hospital.

(1) Upon the written request of the person or institution having legal custody of a child, filed with the judge exercising jurisdiction under ORS 419B.100 or 419C.005 at the time of the hearing under ORS 444.120, to the effect that the person or institution having legal custody of the child desires the child taken or sent to a designated hospital or medical school of recognized standing or character which is not under the direction or supervision of the Oregon Health and Science University, the judge may make and enter an order directing that the child be taken or sent to the designated institution for free surgical and medical treatment and hospital care, including the furnishing of proper and sufficient clothing.

(2) The reception by an institution of such child as a patient, pursuant to court order, is considered an acceptance on its part of all the provisions of ORS 444.110 to 444.240 which relate to or in anywise apply to hospitalization of children at the Oregon Health and Science University, except as provided in ORS 444.220. Such institution shall furnish the child with all proper and requisite medical or surgical care and attention without compensation, and comply with ORS 444.110 to 444.240 while the child remains in the institution as a patient. [Amended by 1967 c.534 §30; 1975 c.693 §15; 1993 c.33 §356]

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