Or. Admin. R. 309-033-0820 - Denial of Payment for Services to Persons In Custody or On Diversion
(1) Assistant Administrator denial. The Assistant Administrator shall deny part or all payment for services for a person in custody or on a diversion only when the Assistant Administrator determines that evidence required by OAR 309-033-0820, Information Payer Must Submit, and the evidence required by OAR 309-033-0820, Clinical Records to be Submitted, does not reasonably support the belief that the person in custody demonstrated:
(a) Mental illness; and
(b) Dangerousness to self or others as evidenced by thoughts, plans, means, actions, history of dangerousness or other indicators of imminent dangerousness which Division believes are within accepted community standards of professional knowledge.
(2) Assistant Administrator consultation with psychiatrist or psychologist. When making a determination under this rule which is primarily based on accepted community standards of professional knowledge, the Assistant Administrator shall consult with a psychiatrist or a psychologist.
(3) Information payer must submit. When making a request for denial of payment the payer responsible for the services provided to the person in custody or on diversion under ORS 426.241 shall submit the following to the Assistant Administrator:
(a) A statement requesting the Division review the appropriateness of the hold or diversion for the purpose of approving denial of part or all payment for services rendered.
(b) An explanation of why the payer believes the services provided to the person in custody or on diversion do not meet criteria described in ORS 426.232, 426.233 or 426.237.
(c) Any documentation which supports the payer's belief that the services provided to the person in custody or on diversion were inappropriate.
(4) Clinical records to be submitted. At the request of the Division, as provided by ORS 426.241(5)(b), the following shall submit clinical records and other documents requested relating to the services in question to the Division:
(a) A hospital or a nonhospital facility approved under OAR 309-033-0530, Approval of Hospitals and Nonhospital Facilities to Provide Services to Committed Persons and to Persons in Custody and on Diversion.
(b) A physician or person providing services to the person in custody or on diversion.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 413.042, 426.005, 426.060, 426.110(2), 426.232 & 426.236
Stats. Implemented: ORS 426.241
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