Previous Rules


461-155-0710    Effective 10/01/18
Special Need; Diversion Services; OSIP and OSIPM

In the OSIP and OSIPM programs:

  1. The Department may authorize one-time payments for expenses that the Department has determined are necessary to divert individuals who might otherwise be served in nursing facilities to community based care (see OAR 461-001-0000). Payments are allowed for individuals who meet the criteria established in OAR 411-015-0015(1)(a).

  2. Payments will be authorized at the lowest possible cost.

  3. To be eligible for payment, clients may not be eligible for the item through Medicare, Medicaid, or any other medical coverage.

  4. Payment for a household item is not allowed if the community based care facility is required to provide the item by contract or administrative rule.

  5. Payment is not allowed if the item or service may be provided under any other special need rule in this division (OAR 461-155-0510 to 461-155-0700).

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 413.085, 414.685
Statutes/Other Implemented:ORS 409.010, 411.060, 411.070, 411.404


461-155-0710    Effective 07/01/13
Special Need; Diversion and Transition Services; OSIP and OSIPM

In the OSIP and OSIPM programs:

  1. The Department may authorize one-time payments for expenses that the Department has determined are necessary to divert or transition individuals from nursing facility services. Payments are allowed for clients who are receiving or eligible to receive community based care (see OAR 461-001-0000).

  2. Payments will be authorized at the lowest possible cost.

  3. To be eligible for payment, clients may not be eligible for the item through Medicare, Medicaid, or any other medical coverage.

  4. Payment for a household item is not allowed if the community based care facility is required to provide the item by contract or administrative rule.

  5. Payment is not allowed if the item or service may be provided under any other special need rule in this division (OAR 461-155-0510 to 461-155-0700).

Stat. Auth.: ORS 409.050, 411.060, 411.070
Stats. Implemented: ORS 409.010, 411.060, 411.070


461-155-0710    Effective 01/01/09
Special Need; Diversion and Transition Services; OSIP and OSIPM

In the OSIP and OSIPM programs:

  1. The Department may authorize one-time payments for expenses that the Department has determined are necessary to divert or transition individuals from nursing facility services. Payments are allowed for clients who are receiving or eligible to receive community based care (see OAR 461-001-0000).

  2. Payments will be authorized at the lowest possible cost.

  3. To be eligible for payment, clients may not be eligible for the item through Medicare, Medicaid, or any other medical coverage.

  4. Payment for a household item is not allowed if the community based care facility is required to provide the item by contract or administrative rule.

  5. Payment is not allowed if the item or service may be provided under any other special need rule in this division (OAR 461-155-0510 to 461-155-0700).

  6. Payments must be approved in advance by Seniors and People with Disabilities Division central office staff.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.070


461-155-0710    Temporary Effective 10/01/08 through 12/31/08
Special Need; Diversion and Transition Services; OSIP and OSIPM

In the OSIP and OSIPM programs:

  1. The Department may authorize one-time payments for expenses that the Department has determined are necessary to divert or transition individuals from nursing facility services. Payments are allowed for clients who are receiving or eligible to receive community based care (see OAR 461-001-0000).

  2. Payments will be authorized at the lowest possible cost.

  3. To be eligible for payment, clients may not be eligible for the item through Medicare, Medicaid, or any other medical coverage.

  4. Payment for a household item is not allowed if the community based care facility is required to provide the item by contract or administrative rule.

  5. Payment is not allowed if the item or service may be provided under any other special needs rule in this division (OAR 461-155-0510 to 461-155-0700).

  6. Payments must be approved in advance by Seniors and People with Disabilities Division central office staff.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.070