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This bill creates the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange and prohibits the treatment of genetic information in the absence of a diagnosis as a pre-existing condition in the exchange. Measure failed. Bill Status: Died

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  • Oregon
  • health insurance nondiscrimination

This bill amends the state genetic privacy law by allowing health insurers to retain or disclose genetic information without written authorization if (1) the retention is for treatment, payment or health care operations by the insurer; and (2) the disclosure is in accordance with ORS 746.607 (3). Signed by the Governor July 17, 2007. Bill Status: Enacted

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  • Oregon
  • health insurance nondiscrimination
  • genetic privacy

This bill amends the state genetic privacy law by changing retention and disclosure provisions that apply to health insurers. Measure failed. Bill Status: Died

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  • Oregon
  • health insurance nondiscrimination
  • genetic privacy

This bill amends the state genetic privacy law by designating the Oregon Health Authority (previously the Department of Health and Human Services) as the body responsible for certain provisions of the law. Signed by the Governor June 26, 2009. Bill Status: Enacted

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  • Oregon
  • genetic privacy

Aligns Oregon health insurance law with changes in federal law and renumbers sections of Oregon law pertaining pre-existing condition, which are defined not to include genetic information in the absence of a diagnosis of the condition related to such information. 7/29/13 Signed by the Governor. Bill Status: Enacted

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  • Oregon
  • health insurance nondiscrimination

Creates new provisions related to statewide coverage of health care. Renumbers sections of existing that which define pre-existing conditions, which does not include genetic information in the absence of a diagnosis of a condition related to the information. Died. Bill Status: Died

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  • Oregon
  • health insurance nondiscrimination

A health benefit plan offered in Oregon must provide coverage for BRCA testing, if indicated. Died. Bill Status: Died

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  • Oregon
  • health insurance coverage

A health benefit plan offered in Oregon must provide coverage for screening to determine whether counseling about BRCA testing is indicated. Governor signed. Effective 8/15/2017. Bill Status: Enacted

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  • Oregon
  • health insurance coverage

Establishes The Review Committee on Health Screen Testing for Newborns. Committee responsibilities include studying, evaluating, and making proposals regarding the potential impact of genomic sequencing on tests. Died. Bill Status: Died

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  • Oregon

Establishes Review Committee on Newborn Screening for purposes of studying, evaluating and making proposals related to newborn screening, including the potential impact of genomic sequencing on tests. Died. Bill Status: Died

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  • Oregon
  • Newborn screening