Or. Admin. R. 410-141-3945 - Transportation: Ground and Air Ambulance Transports

Current through Register Vol. 60, No. 12, December 1, 2021

(1) Transporting a member via ambulance is required when a medical facility or provider states the member's medical condition requires the presence of a health care professional during the emergency or non-emergency transport. This includes neonatal transports.
(2) For NEMT services, the CCOs shall authorize the transport.
(3) CCOs shall provide ambulance transports with a medical technician when:
(a) A member's medical condition requires a stretcher and the length of transport requires a personal care attendant, but the member does not have one; or
(b) Necessitated by the member's medical condition consistent with section (1) above of this rule.
(4) When a member's medical condition is an emergency as defined in OAR 410-120-0000, emergency ambulance transportation must be used. The ambulance must transport the member to the nearest appropriate facility able to meet the member's medical needs.
(5) CCOs shall verify that providers of ground or air ambulance services have been licensed by the Authority to operate ground or air ambulances. If the ambulance service provider is located in a contiguous state and regularly provides rides to OHP members, the CCO must ensure the ambulance service provider has been licensed by both the Authority and the contiguous state in which it is operating.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 410-141-3945
DMAP 57-2019, adopt filed 12/17/2019, effective 1/1/2020

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 413.042 & ORS 414.625

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 414.625

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