Previous Rules


461-155-0693    Temporary Effective 07/15/11 through 12/31/11
Special Need; Transportation Services Payment; OSIPM

In the OSIPM program, payments authorized under this rule are suspended effective August 1, 2011; current payments end on July 31, 2011; and no payments will be authorized after July 31, 2011. Except as provided above:

  1. The following individuals may be eligible for a transportation services payment:

    1. A client who receives SSI; or

    2. A client who the Department determines meets the requirements of OAR 461-125-0370(1)(c) and has adjusted income less than the SSI standard.

  2. Services eligible for payment under this rule are for transportation to non-medical and non-waivered activities and resources approved by the Department. Examples of such transportation services include, but are not limited to: reimbursement for non-commercial transportation not available through natural supports (limited to mileage only at the full United States General Services Administration mileage reimbursement rate); transportation provided by common carriers, taxicab, or bus; and assistance with purchase of a pass for public transportation.

  3. The following items are not eligible for payment under this rule: purchase of a vehicle; vehicle maintenance or repair; compensation for non-commercial transportation providers (payment to non-commercial transportation providers is limited to mileage only); and transportation services that may be obtained through other means, such as the State Medicaid Plan, waiver, or other public or private resources available to the individual, including natural supports.

  4. Payment for services authorized by this rule may not exceed $50 per month.

  5. Service costs must be verified annually or when questionable.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.706
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.083, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706


461-155-0693    Effective 07/01/11
Special Need; Transportation Services Payment; OSIPM

In the OSIPM program:

  1. The following individuals may be eligible for a transportation services payment:

    1. A client who receives SSI; or

    2. A client who the Department determines meets the requirements of OAR 461-125-0370(1)(c) and has adjusted income less than the SSI standard.

  2. Services eligible for payment under this rule are for transportation to non-medical and non-waivered activities and resources approved by the Department. Examples of such transportation services include, but are not limited to: reimbursement for non-commercial transportation not available through natural supports (limited to mileage only at the full United States General Services Administration mileage reimbursement rate); transportation provided by common carriers, taxicab, or bus; and assistance with purchase of a pass for public transportation.

  3. The following items are not eligible for payment under this rule: purchase of a vehicle; vehicle maintenance or repair; compensation for non-commercial transportation providers (payment to non-commercial transportation providers is limited to mileage only); and transportation services that may be obtained through other means, such as the State Medicaid Plan, waiver, or other public or private resources available to the individual, including natural supports.

  4. Payment for services authorized by this rule may not exceed $50 per month.

  5. Service costs must be verified annually or when questionable.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.706
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.083, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706


461-155-0693    Temporary Effective 02/01/11 through 06/30/11
Special Need; Transportation Services Payment; OSIPM

In the OSIPM program:

  1. The following individuals may be eligible for a transportation services payment:

    1. A client who receives SSI; or

    2. A client who the Department determines meets the requirements of OAR 461-125-0370(1)(c) and has adjusted income less than the SSI standard.

  2. Services eligible for payment under this rule are for transportation to non-medical and non-waivered activities and resources approved by the Department. Examples of such transportation services include, but are not limited to: reimbursement for non-commercial transportation not available through natural supports (limited to mileage only at the full United States General Services Administration mileage reimbursement rate); transportation provided by common carriers, taxicab, or bus; and assistance with purchase of a pass for public transportation.

  3. The following items are not eligible for payment under this rule: purchase of a vehicle; vehicle maintenance or repair; compensation for non-commercial transportation providers (payment to non-commercial transportation providers is limited to mileage only); and transportation services that may be obtained through other means, such as the State Medicaid Plan, waiver, or other public or private resources available to the individual, including natural supports.

  4. Payment for services authorized by this rule may not exceed $50 per month.

  5. Service costs must be verified annually or when questionable.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.706
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.083, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706


461-155-0693    Effective 01/01/11
Special Need; Transportation Services Payment; OSIPM

In the OSIPM program:

  1. The following individuals may be eligible for a transportation services payment:

    1. A client who receives SSI; or

    2. A client who the Department determines meets the requirements of OAR 461-125-0370(1)(c) and has adjusted income less than the SSI standard.

  2. Services eligible for payment under this rule are for transportation to non-medical and non-waivered activities and resources approved by the Department. Examples of such transportation services include, but are not limited to: reimbursement for non-commercial transportation not available through natural supports (limited to mileage only at the full United States General Services Administration mileage reimbursement rate); transportation provided by common carriers, taxicab, or bus; and assistance with purchase of a pass for public transportation.

  3. The following items are not eligible for payment under this rule: purchase of a vehicle; vehicle maintenance or repair; compensation for non-commercial transportation providers (payment to non-commercial transportation providers is limited to mileage only); and transportation services that may be obtained through other means, such as the State Medicaid Plan, waiver, or other public or private resources available to the individual, including natural supports.

  4. Payment for services authorized by this rule may not exceed $25 per month.

  5. Service costs must be verified annually or when questionable.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.706
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.083, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706


461-155-0693    Temporary Effective 10/02/10 through 12/31/10
Special Need; Transportation Services Payment; OSIPM

In the OSIPM program:

  1. The following individuals may be eligible for a transportation services payment:

    1. A client who receives SSI; or

    2. A client who the Department determines meets the requirements of OAR 461-125-0370(1)(c) and has adjusted income less than the SSI standard.

  2. Services eligible for payment under this rule are for transportation to non-medical and non-waivered activities and resources approved by the Department. Examples of such transportation services include, but are not limited to: reimbursement for non-commercial transportation not available through natural supports (limited to mileage only at the full United States General Services Administration mileage reimbursement rate); transportation provided by common carriers, taxicab, or bus; and assistance with purchase of a pass for public transportation.

  3. The following items are not eligible for payment under this rule: purchase of a vehicle; vehicle maintenance or repair; compensation for non-commercial transportation providers (payment to non-commercial transportation providers is limited to mileage only); and transportation services that may be obtained through other means, such as the State Medicaid Plan, waiver, or other public or private resources available to the individual, including natural supports.

  4. Payment for services authorized by this rule may not exceed $25 per month.

  5. Service costs must be verified annually or when questionable.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.083, 411.404, 411.706
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.083, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706


461-155-0693    Effective 10/01/10
Special Need; Transportation Services Payment; OSIPM

In the OSIPM program:

  1. The following individuals may be eligible for a transportation services payment:

    1. A client who receives SSI as his or her only income; or

    2. A client who the Department determines meets the requirements of OAR 461-125-0370(1)(c) and has adjusted income less than the SSI standard.

  2. Services eligible for payment under this rule are for transportation to non-medical and non-waivered activities and resources approved by the Department. Examples of such transportation services include, but are not limited to: reimbursement for non-commercial transportation not available through natural supports (limited to mileage only at the full United States General Services Administration mileage reimbursement rate); transportation provided by common carriers, taxicab, or bus; and assistance with purchase of a pass for public transportation.

  3. The following items are not eligible for payment under this rule: purchase of a vehicle; vehicle maintenance or repair; compensation for non-commercial transportation providers (payment to non-commercial transportation providers is limited to mileage only); and transportation services that may be obtained through other means, such as the State Medicaid Plan, waiver, or other public or private resources available to the individual, including natural supports.

  4. Payment for services authorized by this rule may not exceed $25 per month.

  5. Service costs must be verified annually or when questionable.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.083, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.083, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706


461-155-0693    Temporary Effective 07/01/10 through 09/30/10
Special Need; Transportation Services Payment; OSIPM

In the OSIPM program:

  1. The following individuals may be eligible for a transportation services payment:

    1. A client who receives SSI as his or her only income; or

    2. A client who the Department determines meets the requirements of OAR 461-125-0370(1)(c) and has adjusted income less than the SSI standard.

  2. Services eligible for payment under this rule are for transportation to non-medical and non-waivered activities and resources approved by the Department. Examples of such transportation services include, but are not limited to: reimbursement for non-commercial transportation not available through natural supports (limited to mileage only at the full United States General Services Administration mileage reimbursement rate); transportation provided by common carriers, taxicab, or bus; and assistance with purchase of a pass for public transportation.

  3. The following items are not eligible for payment under this rule: purchase of a vehicle; vehicle maintenance or repair; compensation for non-commercial transportation providers (payment to non-commercial transportation providers is limited to mileage only); and transportation services that may be obtained through other means, such as the State Medicaid Plan, waiver, or other public or private resources available to the individual, including natural supports.

  4. Payment for services authorized by this rule may not exceed $25 per month.

  5. Service costs must be verified annually or when questionable.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.083, 411.704, 411.706
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.083, 411.704, 411.706


461-155-0693    Effective 07/01/10
Special Need; Transportation Services Payment; OSIPM

In the OSIPM program:

  1. The following individuals may be eligible for a transportation services payment:

    1. A client who receives SSI as his or her only income; or

    2. A client who the Department determines meets the requirements of OAR 461-125-0370(1)(c) and has adjusted income less than the SSI standard.

  2. These services are for transportation to non-medical and non-waivered activities and resources approved by the Department. Examples of such transportation services include, but are not limited to: transportation provided by common carriers, taxicab, or bus; and assistance with purchase of a pass for public transportation.

  3. Transportation services do not include purchase of a vehicle, vehicle maintenance or repair, reimbursement for travel expenses, or transportation services that may be obtained through other means, such as the State Medicaid Plan, waiver, or other public or private resources available to the individual, including natural supports.

  4. Payment for services authorized by this rule may not exceed $25 per month.

  5. Service costs must be verified annually or when questionable.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.083, 411.704, 411.706
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.083, 411.704, 411.706


461-155-0693    Effective 01/01/10
Transportation Services Payment; OSIPM

In the OSIPM program:

  1. The following individuals may be eligible for a transportation services payment:

    1. A client who receives SSI as his or her only income; or

    2. A client who the Department determines meets the requirements of OAR 461-125-0370(1)(c) and has adjusted income less than the OSIPM standard (see OAR 461-155-0250).

  2. These services are for transportation to non-medical and non-waivered activities and resources approved by the Department. Examples of such transportation services include, but are not limited to: transportation provided by common carriers, taxicab, or bus; and assistance with purchase of a pass for public transportation.

  3. Transportation services do not include purchase of a vehicle, vehicle maintenance or repair, reimbursement for travel expenses, or transportation services that may be obtained through other means, such as the State Medicaid Plan, waiver, or other public or private resources available to the individual, including natural supports.

  4. Payment for services authorized by this rule may not exceed $25 per month.

  5. Service costs must be verified annually or when questionable.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.706
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.704, 411.706