Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid/SCHIP) Benefits
Program DescriptionOregon Health Plan program pays for health care and other service needs of its clients. To get this help, individuals must meet certain income and asset requirements and other non-financial eligibility requirements such as residency and citizenship/alien status.
Oregon Health Plan services are delivered through managed care and are based on a prioritized list of medical conditions and treatments, the world's first such priority list for medical services. The Oregon Health Plan is a Medicaid expansion program authorized by the Oregon Legislature and approved under Federal waivers of Medicaid rules.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for medical assistance under the Oregon Health Plan, an individual must meet the following eligibility requirements: Oregon residency; citizenship or alien status requirements; provide an SSN or apply for one; assign rights to medical payments; assist in establishing paternity for each child; pursue cost-effective health insurance coverage; income and resource requirements. Other specific program requirements exist for various categories of medical assistance such as being pregnant, aged, blind, or disabled.
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
Application ProcessFor more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information
To apply for medical assistance under the Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) program, a medical assistance application must be completed. Applications are available from local DHS branches (we're listed under "Human Resources, Department of" in the State Government pages of most local phone books). Applications are also available from outreach sites and the OHP Application Center: 1-800-359-9517
or TTY: 1-800-621-5260
For individuals who are age 60 or older, or disabled, medical assistance applications are available from the local DHS office for Seniors and People with Disabilities or the local Area Agency on Aging.