As of March 9, 2021, Trump’s discriminatory, expanded Public Charge rule is permanently BLOCKED, and is no longer in effect anywhere in the United States. Now, immigrants can safely get public benefits that support their health, nutrition, and housing without fear of impact on their immigration status.
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).
If you are from Micronesia, Palau, or the Marshall Islands and you can't afford health insurance, you may qualify for a new, low cost, health insurance offered by the State of Oregon. Contact Oregon healthcare.gov to sign up or find a community partner to help you sign up by December 15.
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.
Some Basic Information About Income Cap Trusts.
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.
Most people in the U.S. are required to have health insurance or pay a tax penalty beginning in 2014. People who qualify for an exemption don’t have to pay the penalty. Please download the attached flyer with addresses and links to organizations that can help.
Medicaid coverage for long-term care for persons who are not married.
Information about Medicaid coverage for married persons for long-term care for you or your spouse.