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Prior Authorization Rulemaking Advisory Committee (SB 249)

DFR has formed an advisory committee to initiate rulemaking to strengthen consumer protection in the area of prior authorization. SB 249 (2019) was crafted with the intent to clarify the division’s ability to protect consumers and to enforce uniform standards regarding communication, documentation and timing of prior authorization requests.

Meetings and documents

9/9/19 meeting

8/12/19 meeting

Public Meetings

The Oregon Rulemaking Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public. The agency requests public comment on whether other options should be considered for achieving the rule's substantive goals while reducing the negative economic impact of the rule on business. Whether individuals submit comments in person at committee hearings or not, all individuals who wish to submit public comment are strongly encouraged to do so in writing via email to


Committee members

Alex Kipp, MD
Oregon Academy of Family Physicians
Brittany Duffy-Goche
National Psoriasis Foundation
Bruce Burton, DMD
Oregon Dental Association
Gary Holliday
PacificSource Health Plans
Crystal Jack
Cigna Health Insurance and Express Scripts
Dave Nesseler-Cass
Moda Health
Jennifer Baker
Cambia Health Solutions
Numi Lee Griffith
Megan Lane
Providence Health Plan
Ruby Haughton
Sadie Ellwood
Kaiser Permanente
Steven Robino
Trevor Beltz
Oregon Medical Association

​​Committee contact

Jesse Ellis O'Brien
Senior Policy Analyst
Oregon Division of Financial Regulation


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