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Finding the right answers and information about a complicated topic like Medicaid can mean searching through hundreds of pages at government and private websites. To help seniors and caregivers get started in their search, our editors have compiled this digest of Oregon Medicaid help and information resources.

Oregon Medicaid; Medicaid OR; Medicaid in Oregon


Oregon Medicaid Eligibility; How to get Medicaid in Oregon

The Oregon Health Plan - Are you eligible?
"There are many ways that you may be eligible for OHP if you live in Oregon and are a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen..."


Oregon Medicaid Help & Publications

Information from varied resources about Medicaid in Oregon
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Medicaid brochure or publication:

file size: 2pg.   languages: English
Introduction to Oregon Medicaid, with answers to questions like "What is medicaid?" and "How is Medicaid different from Medicare?" with facts pertaining to Oregon residents.

brochure or publication:
Medicaid At-a-Glance 2005

source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
file size: 12 pg.   languages: English
A brief explanation of the Medicaide program.

Medicaid brochure or publication:
Oregon Health Plan - An historical overview

source:Oregon Department of Human Services
file size: 35 pg.   languages: English
"The Oregon Health Plan (OHP) formed in response to conditions that threatened the social and economic health of the nation: namely, the rising costs of medical care and the growing number of people unable to afford such care..."

web page: Key Medicaid Information for Oregon

source:Elder Law Answers
languages: English
Explains important basics about Oregon Medicaid. Topics include protections for the community spouse, transfers, income, and estate recovery.

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Oregon Medicaid and Medicare Nursing Homes

source:The Nursing Home Project
languages: English
Directory of nursing homes and long term care facilities in Oregon, with Medicaid and Medicare nursing home information. Besides a state directory, there are seperate pages for the main Oregon cities- Bend Oregon Nursing Homes; Eugene Oregon Nursing Homes;Portland Oregon Nursing Homes; and Salem Oregon Nursing Homes

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Medicaid Eligibility

source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
languages: English
Many groups of people are covered by Medicaid. Even within these groups, though, certain requirements must be met. These may include your age, whether you are pregnant, disabled, blind, or aged; your income and resources (like bank accounts, real property, or other items that can be sold for cash); and whether you are a U.S. citizen or a lawfully admitted immigrant. The rules for counting your income and resources vary from state to state and from group to group. There are special rules for those who live in nursing homes and for disabled children living at home.

web page:
2011 HHS Poverty Guidelines

source: Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
languages: English
from the web page:
"...The poverty thresholds are the original version of the federal poverty measure... The poverty guidelines are the other version of the federal poverty measure.

web page:
Oregon Public Health Insurance for Parents

source:National Center for Children in Poverty
languages: English
"Parents have access to public health insurance coverage primarily through plans that target “families”, with significant variation by state in the types of plans that are available and in the eligibility criteria that parents must meet. Most family plans are funded through Medicaid, but a handful of states have waivers to use State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) funds to cover parents..."
more from National Center for Children in Poverty:
Oregon Demographics of Low-Income Children
languages: English
"Research suggests that, on average, families need an income of about twice the federal poverty level to meet their most basic needs. Children living in families with incomes below this level—$40,000 for a family of four in 2006—are referred to as low income..."

brochure or publication:
Women and Medicaid in Oregon

source:National Women's Law Center
3 pages; languages: English, Spanish
from the brochure or publication:
"More than one in ten women in Louisiana receive health care coverage through Medicaid... Medicaid ensures that women in Louisiana have access to a comprehensive set of important health care services..."

web page:
Oregon & United States State Medicaid Fact Sheets

source:Kaiser Family Foundation
languages: English

Medicaid brochure or publication:
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Medicaid and SCHIP in Oregon

source: US Dep't of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
file size: 5 pg.   languages: English
"As of July 2003, 398,874 people were covered under Oregon’s Medicaid/SCHIP programs. There were 380,546 enrolled in the Medicaid program and 18,328 enrolled in the separate SCHIP program. In state fiscal year 2002, Oregon spent $1.8 billion to provide Medicaid services."

Medicaid brochure or publication:
A Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Oregon: Medicaid
file size: 43pg.   languages: English
from GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTE. "In Oregon you may be eligible for Medicaid if you are an infant, a child, pregnant, or a parent of a child and your family income meets the Medicaid income standards. "


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