Previous Rules


461-165-0130   Effective 07/01/09
Payment of Benefit Out of State

  1. For all programs except the FS and GA programs, the Department sends benefits out of state if a client is absent from Oregon and the client establishes the intent to return within 60 days.

  2. If a client is detained out of state beyond 60 days for medical reasons, continued eligibility is determined and the client is required to provide documentation of the need to remain in the other state.

  3. For medical benefits, out-of-state medical expenditures must have prior authorization.

  4. In the FS and GA programs, the Department does not send benefits out of state.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060
Stats. Implemented: ORS 418.047


461-165-0130
Payment of Benefit Out of State

  1. For all programs except FS and GA, send benefits out of state if clients are absent from Oregon and they establish their intent to return within 60 days.

  2. If clients are detained out of state beyond 60 days for medical reasons, determine continued eligibility and require the client to provide documentation of the need to remain in the other state.

  3. For medical benefits, out-of-state medical expenditures must have prior authorization.

  4. For FS, send benefits out of state when any of the following apply:

    1. Restoring lost benefits.

    2. The Division determines there is a need to send benefits out of state.

      1. For FS coupons, the Division has the FS coupons, receives a request to forward benefits out of state, the filing group was eligible for the benefits in Oregon and the other state will not duplicate the benefits.

      2. The client has an EBT account with residual benefits that they cannot access.

  5. For GA, do not send benefits out of state.