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Apply for Health Coverage in Oregon

Applying for Health Coverage

Learn how to apply for the Oregon Health Plan. Find info about eligibility, fast-track enrollment and where to find assistance. 

You can apply for the Oregon Health Plan, our state’s Medicaid program, at any time throughout the year. Enrollment is always open for the Oregon Health Plan (OHP).

 

Apply online for the Oregon Health Plan

You can apply for the Oregon Health Plan and Healthy Kids online through the federal marketplace at www.HealthCare.gov. You can also apply for private health care coverage and financial help to lower health care costs.

For most Oregonians, enrolling online at www.HealthCare.gov means you can apply, find out if you are eligible, and enroll -- all in one sitting.

If you are not sure about what type of coverage is best for you and your family, start at www.OregonHealthCare.gov. There you can answer a few questions and be directed to the right place.

 

Special status

If you are an Oregonian with a special status like pregnancy, disability or Tribal status, you should go to www.OregonHealthCare.gov to fill out an application.

Pregnant women, people with disabilities, Tribal members, refugees and others who have special status will be better served by applying through www.OregonHealthCare.gov.

In addition, if you are a senior, you are blind, or you have a disability, our county and state Aging & People with Disabilities or Area Agency on Aging offices can help you apply for health coverage.

 

Paper applications are available in multiple languages

You can also apply for the Oregon Health Plan and Healthy Kids with a paper application. Paper applications are available in multiple languages.

You can download and print an application or have an application mailed to you.ou can have an application mailed to you. Request a paper application by calling OHP Customer Service at 1-800-699-9075 or 711 (TTY).

 

Need application help?

You can get help in your area. Certified community partners across the state can help you fill out an application. It's free. Help is available in multiple languages. Find community partners in your area.

You can also learn more about how to fill out the application in the Application Guide​.

 

Oregon Health Plan Eligibility

Eligibility for the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) and Healthy Kids is based on income, residency and a number of other factors including age, disability.

For adult coverage, OHP is available to people who earn up to 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. That’s about $16,100 a year for a single person or $32,900 a year for a family of four. For child coverage, Healthy Kids is available to people who earn up to 300 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. That’s about $46,600 a year for a family of two or $82,000 a year for a family of five.

The best way to see if you qualify is to submit an application. Go to www.OregonHealthCare.gov to get connected to the best application for you and your family. You may qualify for OHP, even if you have been denied in the past.

 

Oregon Health Plan Programs

There are several health care programs available for low-income Oregonians.

  • OHP Healthy Kids for children under age 19
  • OHP Plus for adults ages 19-64
  • OHP Plus Supplemental for pregnant adults age 21 or older
  • OHP with Limited Drug for adults who are eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare Part D

Other medical programs available include Citizen Alien Waived Emergent Medical (CAWEM) and Qualified Medicare Beneficiary.

 

Oregon Health Plan Applications (PDFs):

 

QUESTIONS?

  • Call OHP Customer Service at
    1-800-699-9075 or 711 (TTY)
Apply for the Oregon Health Plan