Or. Admin. R. 410-142-0120 - Duration of Hospice Care

(1) An eligible individual may elect to receive hospice care during one or more of the following election periods:
(a) An initial 90-day period;
(b) A subsequent 90-day period;
(c) An unlimited number of subsequent 60-day periods.
(2) An election to receive hospice care will be considered to continue through the initial election period and through the subsequent election periods without a break in care as long as the individual:
(a) Remains in the care of a hospice; and
(b) Does not revoke the election under the provisions of OAR 410-142-0160.
(3) For the duration of an election of hospice care, an individual waives all rights to the Division of Medical Assistance Program payments for the following services:
(a) Hospice care provided by a hospice other than the hospice designated by the individual, unless provided under arrangements made by the designated hospice;
(b) Any covered services related to the treatment of the terminal condition for which hospice care was elected or a related condition, or services equivalent to hospice care.


Or. Admin. R. 410-142-0120
HR 9-1994, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-94; HR 28-1997, f. 12-31-97, cert. ef. 1-1-98

Stat. Auth.: ORS 413.042

Stats. Implemented: ORS 414.065

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