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Prior authorization (HB 2517) RAC

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is preparing to begin rulemaking on prior authorization specifically for HB 2517 enacted during the 2021 Legislative Session. The bill requires insurers offering health benefit plans to report specified information to DCBS regarding requests for prior authorization.

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Scheduled meetings

Public Meetings:

Advisory committee meetings are open to the public. Public comments are allowed at the end of each RAC meeting. Due to time limitations and to ensure that public comments are correctly recorded, individuals are strongly encouraged to submit public comments in writing via email to


Antoinette Awuakye
Cambia Health Solutions

Courtni Dresser
Oregon Medical Association

Dave Nesseler-Cass
Moda Health

Dr. David Holladay
Oregon Psychiatric Physicians Association

Gary Holliday
PacificSource Health Plans

Lisa Pool
Oregon Association of Acupuncturists

Maribeth Guarino

Nia Ray

Sadie Terwilliger Ellwood
Kaiser Permanente

Sarah Pettey
Providence Health Plan

Committee Contacts:

Jesse O'Brien
Policy Manager
Division of Financial Regulation
Phone: 971-707-3670

Ethan Baldwin
Policy Analyst
Division of Financial Regulation
Phone: 503-509-6868

Karen Winkel
Rules Coordinator
Division of Financial Regulation
Phone: 503-947-7694