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  • Emergency Medical Care for Non-Citizens (CAWEM)

    The Citizen Alien Waived Emergent Medical (CAWEM) program provides coverage for medical emergencies (life threatening) and the birth of a child if you are low income, but not a US citizen. Call 1-800-359-9517 to apply. Read More

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    Oregon Law Center
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  • 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. Content Detail

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    State of Oregon - Consumer and Business Services Department
  • Oregon Long-Term Care Ombudsman

    The Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman investigates and resolves complaints made by or on behalf of residents of nursing facilities, adult foster care homes, residential care facilities, or assisted living facilities. Content Detail

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    State of Oregon
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  • 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. Read More

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    Oregon Department of Human Services
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  • 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. Content Detail

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    State of Oregon Department of Human Services
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  • Oregon DHS Branch Offices

    A link to a DHS (Department of Human Services) page with further links to help you find DHS offices throughout Oregon. These offices provide services for the following programs: TANF, JOBS Program, General Assistance, TA-DVS Temporary Assistance, Oregon Health Plan, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps), Child Protective Services. Content Detail

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    Oregon Department of Human Services
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  • Oregon Health Authority Ombudsperson

    The OHA ombudsperson helps with complains and problems related to all medical programs operated by the Oregon Health Authority. Read More

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    Oregon Law Center - Statewide Administrative Office
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Oregon Department of Human Services