The CAREAssist program (Oregon's AIDS Drug Assistance Program) helps people living with HIV or AIDS pay for medical care expenses.
The mission of the CAREAssist program is to improve the health of HIV+ Oregon residents by paying for insurance premiums and prescription/medical services co-pays.
For more information, call (971) 673-0144 or (800) 805-2313.
Notice of Rulemaking process
CAREAssist is in the final stages of a rulemaking process. A public hearing on the proposed rules will be held Tuesday, September 23rd. Please see the following documents for more information. PROPOSED ruleStatement of Need and Fiscal impactNotice of Hearing
Want to quit tobacco?
Did you know that Oregonians living with HIV are 2 times more
likely to smoke than adults statewide? CAREAssist members who use tobacco and wish to quit are eligible to receive services from the Oregon Tobacco Quit Line (1-800-784-8669).
CAREAssist members are also eligible for a variety of resources,
including prescription medication and nicotine replacement (patches, gum or lozenges) to help you
quit. Call the CAREAssist Program if you would like more information about these services.
Need to pay a cost share bill?
Click here to pay online, with a credit or debit card.
Need help remembering when to take your medications?
Sign up for Oregon Reminders
. This is a free, confidential service where you can set your own reminder to take your medication or refill a prescription.
Need immediate prescription coverage?
The Bridge Program may be able to assist you while you are applying for CAREAssist. Individuals who are not yet members of CAREAssist and need coverage for prescription medications related to their HIV care may be eligible for up to a 30-day supply through the Bridge Program. This program can also assist with medical visits and lab work necessary to determine appropriate HIV treatment regimens.