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  • Public Benefits and Your Immigration Status

    It is possible to receive many types of public benefits without affecting your immigration status. Read more about this here. Read More

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    Oregon Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • 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). Content Detail

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    Kaiser Family Foundation
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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. Read More

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    Division of Medical Assistance Programs
  • 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. Read More

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    Oregon Law Center - Statewide Administrative Office
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  • 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. Content Detail

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    Oregon Public Utility Commission
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Oregon Health Authority
  • 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. Content Detail

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    NeedyMeds
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  • Generic Drugs

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

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    Federal Trade Commission
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  • How to Write an Affidavit

    An affidavit is a written statement that is notarized. If you need to provide a written statement from someone with personal knowledge about what you are trying to prove, and this person cannot testify in person, you can use an affidavit. Includes instructions, sample and blank affidavit form. Content Detail

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    Oregon Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Verification (Proof)

    Whenever you apply for public assistance (such as SNAP benefits, TANF, etc.), DHS or the DSO will ask you for verification. What is verification? Find out here. Read More

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    Oregon Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Self Advocacy - How to Get Through the Maze of Welfare

    This pamphlet gives helpful tips for dealing with all Oregon welfare programs. Read More

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    Oregon Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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