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Apply for the Oregon Health Plan (OHP)

You Can Apply for OHP at Any Time of the Year.

OHP is Oregon's Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program. Enrollment is always open for OHP:

  • OHP Plus: Medical, dental and behavioral health coverage
  • OHP Dental: Dental-only benefits for COFA Dental and Veteran Dental programs
  • Citizenship Waived Medical (CWM) and CWM Plus: For people who do not qualify for OHP due to immigration status

Medicare and private health insurance plans have open enrollment in the fall.

Not sure if you qualify? Use this tool to see if you qualify for OHP or other health coverage. It can help you find the application that works best for you and your family.

Use the Oregon Eligibility (ONE) System to Apply Online:

Apply at ONE.Oregon.gov   Learn more about using ONE

Paper Applications

You can also apply with a paper application. Paper applications are available in these languages:

To have an application mailed to you, call ONE Customer Service at 1-800-699-9075 or 711 (TTY).

Frequently Asked Questions

The Oregon Health Plan (OHP) is Oregon's Medicaid program. There are several health care programs available for low-income Oregonians through OHP.

  • OHP Plus for children ages 0-18 and adults ages 19-64
  • OHP Plus Supplemental for pregnant adults age 21 or older
  • OHP with Limited Drug for adults who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare Part D

Other medical programs available include Citizenship-Waived Medical (CWM), OHP Dental (dental-only benefits for Oregon Veterans and Compact of Free Association citizens), and Qualified Medicare Beneficiary.​


​The best way to find out is to apply. Go to ONE.Oregon.gov to login or create an account.  

You can also use this tool​ to enter your household's income, ages and other information to see if applying for OHP is right for you.​

You may qualify for OHP now, even if you haven't before.

​Yes. OHP with Limited Drug offers OHP Plus medical, dental and behavioral health coverage for adults who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare Part D.​ Learn more about OHP and Medicare​.

If you don't qualify for OHP, you may qualify for a Medicare Savings Program. Learn more about Medicare Savings Programs​.

To apply, older adults and people with disabilities should call the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at 1-855-ORE-ADRC (855-673-2372).

Learn more about Medicaid for older adults and people with disabilities​.​

​Often, you can qualify for OHP and keep your private health insurance. If this happens, health care providers need to bill your insurance first. OHP then pays copays, deductibles and services your insurance does not cover.

Learn more by reading OHA's fact sheet about OHP and private health insurance​.​


​There are many different requirements and different programs covered under OHP. OHA's Oregon Administrative Rules for medical programs list these requirements.

To qualify for OHP individuals and families must meet income​ and residency requirements

To see if you qualify:

  • Applying for OHP is the best way.
  • You can use this tool​ to enter your household's income, ages and other information to see if applying for OHP is right for you.

People may also qualify based on age and disability status. To apply, older adults and people with disabilities should call the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at 1-855-ORE-ADRC (855-673-2372).

Learn more about Medicaid for older adults and people with disabilities​.​

​Inco​me limits change every year. 

Requirements for older adults and people with disabilities are more complex. To learn more, call the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at 1-855-ORE-ADRC (855-673-2372).

Learn more about Medicaid for older adults and people with disabilities​.

The best way is to apply online. To do this, go to ONE.Oregon.gov to login or create an Oregon Eligibility (ONE) account.​

You can also apply in person or over the phone. Learn more about ways to apply for OHP and other benefits​.

To complete an application, you will need information about you and the members of your household who want benefits, such as:

  • ​Name
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security Numbers for everyone who has an SSN
  • Contact Information, including a valid mailing address 
  • Proof of naturalization or immigration status
  • Income, expenses, and tax deductions for everyone on your federal income tax return
  • Any other health coverage, such as Medicare or private health insurance

If you applied with ODHS, your worker will let you know. It may be up to 45 calendar days after they get your completed application. If ODHS has to make an eligibility decision based on a disability, it may take longer.

If you do not receive anything after 45 days, you can ask about the status of your application. To do this, contact the office where you applied. 

If you applied by mail, you can call ONE Customer Service at 1-800-699-9075.​

If you applied online, you can view the status of your application in your dashboard at ONE.Oregon.gov​.​

Medicare is for people who are age 65 and older, are blind, or have a disability.

Private health plans and financial help are for people who earn too much for OHP.

The Oregon Prescription Drug Program is for people who are uninsured or underinsured for prescription drug coverage.

211 info has a list other health care resources throughout Oregon.




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Application Guide

Learn how to complete the OHP application:

OHP Resources

Getting started with OHP

Rules we use to make decisions

Need Help?

Need Help Applying?
Find an OHP-certified community partner. Their help is free.

Visit a local Oregon Department of Human Services office.

Questions?

Call ONE Customer Service at 1-800-699-9075 or 711 (TTY)

Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday

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