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Finance and securities regulation

​​Rules affected: OAR 441-505-3030

Rules summary: Increases the threshold amount from $250,000 to $400,000 to avoid inconsistencies between state and federal law.

Filed: 03/28/2023

Effective: 04/01/2023

Documents: Permanent Administrative Order

​Rules affected: 441-710-0500, 441-710-0505

Rules summary: Outlines the fee structure for the annual assessments of Oregon chartered credit unions to ensure that assessments meet the fund balance limit set by DCBS Policy ​FIN-01 of four quarters of expenditures. Eliminates administrative fees for amendments to articles of incorporation and by-laws.

Filed: 01/24/2023

Effective: 01/31/2023

Documents: Permanent Administrative Order

​​Rules affected: 441-175-0190, 441-175-0195

Rules summary: These rules contains the requirements that an investment adviser representative obtain 12 hours of continuing education each calendar year. It also lays out instances where continuing education obtained in another state or as a prerequisite for accreditation meet the requirements of the rule.

Filed: 12/22/2022

Effective: 01/01/2023

Documents: Permanent Administrative Order​​

Prescription Drug Afforability Board (PDAB)

Adopt: 925-200-0010

Rule Summary: The methodology for the Prescription Drug Affordability Board (PDAB) to select a subset of prescription drugs to prioritize for an affordability review.

Adopt: 925-200-0020

Rule Summary: The process for the Prescription Drug Affordability Board (PDAB) to conduct an affordability review on a prioritized subset of prescription drugs.

Filed: 7/28/2023

Effective: 8/1/2023

  Permanent Administrative Rule​ 
  Hearing Officer’s Report

​Rules affected: 925-100-0001, 925-100-0002, 925-100-0003

Rules summary: Provides a legal framework for the Prescription Drug Affordability Board (PDAB) to engage in rulemaking as authorized by SB 844 (2021), consistent with authorities granted under ORS 183.341. Defines requirements for notification of rulemaking by the PDAB. Adopts requirements found in Oregon's Public Records Law (ORS 192) into PDAB rules.

Filed: 11/28/2022

Effective: 12/23/2022

Documents: Permanent Administrative Order​​

Insurance regulation

AMEND: 836-053-0013

RULE SUMMARY: Amended to update 2024 Standard Bronze and Silver Plans.

FILED: 08/30/2023

EFFECTIVE DATE: 09/01/2023

DOCUMENTS: Permanent Administrative Order​

Adopt: 836-053-0027

Rule Summary: House Bill 3008 (2023) grants DCBS the authority to adopt rules to allow an individual or group policy or certificate of health insurance to impose a copayment of not more than $5 for certain primary care or behavioral health office visits if necessary to comply with the requirements of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. Proposed OAR 836-053-0027 exercises this authority to authorize copayments of no more than $5.

Filed: 7/28/2023

Effective Date: 7/28/2023 through 1/23/2024

Documents: Temporary Administrative Rule

​Amend: 836-053-0025

Rule Summary: Updates the insulin co-pay amount for health benefit plans.

Filed: 7/24/2023

Effective: 8/01/2023

Documents: Permanent Administrative Order

Rules affected: OAR 836-005-0405

Rules summary: Pursuant to ORS 731.264, a complaint made to DCBS against any person regulated by the Insurance Code, and the record of the complaint, is confidential and may not be disclosed except as otherwise provided by law.

The statutory authority for OAR 836-005-0405 expired in 2021. This means that, pursuant to ORS 731.264, DCBS can no longer release these records covered by the rule. Because of this, OAR 836-005-0405 must be repealed to align

DCBS rules with applicable law and eliminate the possibility of any confusion regarding the disclosure of insurance complaint records under ORS 731.264.

Filed: 06/29/2023

Effective: 07/01/2023

Documents: Permanent Administrative Order​

Rules affected: OAR 836-020-0780

Rules summary: Amended to address Coordination of Benefit (COB) issues arising out of individuals being entitled to but not enrolled in Medicare Part B.

Filed: 06/22/2023

Effective: 07/01/2023

Documents: Permanent Administrative Order

Rules affected: OAR 836-080-0900, 836-080-0905

Rules summary: Defines covered loss and innocent person and language used for co-insureds in personal property and casualty policies.

Filed: 02/09/2023

Effective: 03/01/2023

Documents: Permanent Administrative Order

Rules affected: 836-053-0015

Rules summary: Revises methodology for determining whether an employer is a small or large employer for purposes of purchasing a group health benefit plan under the Oregon Insurance Code. Adopts Exhibit B titled “Second Revised Counting Methodology for Determining Small or Large Group" and makes the counting guidance provided under Exhibit B mandatory for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2024.

Filed: 01/26/2023

Effective: 01/01/2024

Documents: Permanent Administrative Order

Rules affected: 836-150-0040

Rules summary: Amended to define payment parameters for plan year 2023.

Filed: 01/24/2023

Effective: 01/31/2023

Documents: Permanent Administrative Order

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