Oregon Statutes - Chapter 677 - Regulation of Medicine, Podiatry and Acupuncture - Section 677.490 - Fees when patient served or referred to diabetes self-management program.

(1) If a physician refers a patient to diabetes self-management education services provided at a different time and place from other health services provided to the patient by the physician, the referring physician is entitled to receive no more than the total salary and benefits to personnel providing the services plus the cost of materials and services directly related to the services, if any of these costs are paid by the physician; or

(2) If the referring physician personally provides the diabetes self-management education services, the physician is entitled to receive no more than the usual and customary charges for routine office visits of comparable duration. [1987 c.720 §6]

Note: 677.490 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 677 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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