Or. Admin. R. 415-020-0015 - Administrative Requirements

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

(1) Administrative Rules: An Opioid Treatment Program which obtains reimbursement for publicly funded services shall comply with the public contracting rules including but not limited to:
(a) OAR 309-013-0020;
(e) OAR 410-120-0000 through 410-120-1980; and
(f) OAR 410-141-0000 through 410-141-0860.
(2) Policies and Procedures: An Opioid Treatment Program shall develop and implement written policies and procedures, which describe program operations. This shall include a quality assurance process that ensures that patients receive appropriate treatment services and that the program is in compliance with relevant administrative rules.
(3) Personnel Policies: If two or more staff provide services, the program shall have and implement the following written personnel policies and procedures which are applicable to program staff:
(a) Rules of program staff conduct and standards for ethical practices of treatment program practitioners;
(b) Standards for program staff use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs with procedures for managing incidences of use and abuse that, at a minimum, comply with Drug Free Workplace Standards; and
(c) Compliance with the federal and state personnel regulations including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended in 1972, Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Oregon civil rights laws related to employment practices, and any subsequent amendments effective on or before the effective date of these rules. The opioid treatment program shall give individualized consideration to all job applicants who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the job position.
(4) Personnel Records: Personnel records for each member of the program's work force, including staff or volunteers shall be kept and shall include:
(a) Resume or employment application, and job description;
(b) Documentation of applicable qualification standards as described in OAR 415-020-0075;
(c) For volunteers or interns or students, the record need only include information required by subsection (a) of this rule and the written work plan for such person.
(5) Confidentiality and Retention: Personnel records shall be maintained and utilized in such a way as to ensure program staff confidentiality and shall be retained for a period of three years following the departure of a program staff person.
(6) Disabilities Act: Programs receiving public funds must comply with Title 2 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 USC ยง 1231 et al.
(7) Insurance: Each program shall maintain malpractice and liability insurance and be able to demonstrate evidence of current compliance with this requirement. If the program is operated by a public body, the program shall demonstrate evidence of insurance or a self-insurance fund pursuant to ORS 30.282.
(8) Prevention of Duplicate Dispensing: Opioid Treatment Programs will participate in any procedures, developed by the Division in consultation with opioid treatment providers, for preventing simultaneous dispensing of opioid agonist medications to the same patient by more than one program.


Or. Admin. R. 415-020-0015
HR 4-1988, f. & cert. ef. 5-10-88; HR 17-1993, f. & cert. ef. 7-23-93, Renumbered from 410-006-0015; ADAP 3-1995, f. 12-1-95, cert. ef. 3-1-96; ADS 1-2003, f. 6-13-03, cert. ef. 7-1-03; ADS 2-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-13-08; ADS 5-2013, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-13

Stat. Auth.: ORS 409.410 & 409.420

Stats. Implemented: ORS 430.010(4)(b) & 430.560 - 430.590

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