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Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Questions and Answers about the federal Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and what it means for Oregon workers.

Mental Health Law in Oregon

Information about the rights and protections that individuals with mental illness have under the law in Oregon.

Your Right to Make Health Care Decisions

Information from the Oregon Health Plan Client Handbook about your right to make health care decisions, including the use of advanced directives.

CSU - Client Services Unit

The Client Services Unit (CSU) of the Oregon Health Authority provides information, referral and assistance resolving problems regarding medical coverage, the Oregon Health Plan, and billing problems. The toll-free number is 1-800-273-0557.

Oregon Aging & People with Disabilities Services - Local Offices

Links to local offices for DHS Self-Sufficiency, DHS Child Welfare, County Developmental Disability Programs, DHS Aging and People with Disabilities and Area Agency on Aging, and Vocational Rehabilitation.

Oregon Health Authority Ombudsperson

The OHA Ombuds program advocates for individual Oregon Health Plan member needs.

Programs and Services for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities - Oregon DHS

Programs and services available to assist senior and people with disabilities, including: Alzheimer's Resources, For Family Caregivers, Community-Based Care, Help in Your Home, Spousal Impoverishment Law, Estate Administration Program, Elder Abuse Investigation, Elder Financial Exploitation, Financial and Medical Assistance.

Governor's Advocacy Office (Ombudsman)

The Governor's Advocacy Office at the Department of Human Services is part of the Department's Director's Office and serves as the Ombudsman for the Department's programs and services. The Children's Ombudsman is also located in this office.

Medical Assistance for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

Information about medical assistance plans like Medicaid and Medicare for seniors and persons with Disabilities.

Medical Coverage - Affordable Care Act

Information about health care benefits and federal help to pay medical costs under the Affordable Care Act, (also known as Obamacare).

Medical Debt on OHP?

Do you have medical debt from when you were on the Oregon Health Plan (OHP)? If so, we may be able to help you.

Oregon Healthcare.gov

Resources to help you apply for health insurance and financial help through Oregon's Affordable Care Act program.

Oregon Health Plan: Citizenship and Identity Verification

U.S. citizens and many non-citizens can get OHP benefits.

Oregon Health Plan - If You are Denied Services or Have a Complaint

Information about what you can do if you are denied eligibility, coverage, or services (including the failure to provide an interpreter when needed) under the Oregon Health Plan (OHP).

Oregon Health Plan - Information

Do you need health care? Do you have a disability and no health insurance? Information about the Oregon Health Plan (OHP).

The Oregon Health Plan

The Oregon Health Plan provides health coverage to eligible low-income Oregonians. Find out about this program and how to apply.

Assistance for Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries

Find out about programs to help low-income Medicare recipients pay Medicare premiums and other costs.

Medicare and You

This official government booklet includes: a summary of Medicare benefits, coverage decisions, rights and protections, and answers to the most frequently asked questions about Medicare. Available to download as a PDF document and an audio podcast.

Medicare Interactive

Free interactive online resource to help people with Medicare, caregivers, and health care professionals stay current on changes to Medicare due to health reform.

Medicare Part D

Link to official Medicare website for Medicare Part D information.

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA)

SHIBA volunteers help Medicare beneficiaries understand their rights and options in insurance, so that they can make informed choices.

Immigration Status and Eligibility for Government Help

Many non-U.S. citizens and undocumented immigrants ARE eligible for public assistance! The relationship between immigration status and eligibility for government benefits (such as food stamps, medical coverage, and cash assistance) is complicated. Learn more through this resource.

Oregon Health Plan: Citizenship and Identity Verification

U.S. citizens and many non-citizens can get OHP benefits.

Charity Care - Financial Assistance for Hospital Bills

Charity Care is financial assistance for medical services. If you cannot afford to pay your hospital bill, you may be eligible to have part or all of the bill forgiven as Charity Care.

Generic Drugs

Information about generic prescription drugs and how their use might save you money.

Keeping Utilities Going in Households with Persons Needing Ongoing Medical Care

Does someone in your household require ongoing medical care? Are you worried your electric, natural gas or telephone service might be disconnected? If you are, you should know that Oregon's regulated utilities offer a program to allow special payment arrangements to avoid having your telephone, electric and gas service from being shut off if you fall behind on paying your bills. If you have questions about this program, call the Oregon Public Utility Commission, Consumer Section at 1-800-522-2404.

Oregon Prescription Drug Program

The OPDP is a state-sponsored program that enables Oregonians who are uninsured or under-insured to purchase prescription drugs at discounted prices. Learn more about this program and how to apply.

Prescription Drugs - NeedyMeds

Information about patient assistance programs, including Pharmaceutical Discount Cards, to help people who can't afford to purchase medicines obtain health supplies, medication and equipment.

Information and Resources about Public Health and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information and resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for concerned Oregonians.

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