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These rules list the rights and responsibilities you have as an OHP member:
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, providers must give people with disabilities full and equal access to health care services and facilities. People with disabilities have a right to reasonable changes to gain equal access.
OHP must respect the dignity and the diversity of all members and their the communities. By law, OHA and all its providers and plans must treat everyone fairly. To learn more, visit OHA's Civil Rights page .
Everyone has a right to learn about Oregon Health Authority (OHA) programs and services. They have the right to learn in a way they can understand.
OHA can then share this information with your CCO/plans.
To tell your health care providers:
In Oregon, providers are required to use qualified and certified interpreters listed in Oregon's Health Care Interpreter Registry.
To learn more, visit OHA's Language Access page.
Minor Rights and Access to Care (English) (Spanish). This guide tells you:
Learn what to do when you:
There are three types of forms you can complete. They will help make sure providers know about the types of treatment you do and do not want:
You have the right to ask for copies of your health care records.
Members must report all health coverage resources. This is to make sure OHP only pays after other resources have paid.
If OHP pays for services that another resource should have covered, the Office of Accuracy and Payment Recovery will recover those payments.
Report changes as soon as possible. Changes may be to your name, address, household, income or immigration status. Learn about the types of changes to report .
If you think someone is misusing Medicaid programs and benefits, report it right away.
After an OHP member dies, OHA will seek repayment for services that OHP covered after age 55 for people in long-term care. This applies only when OHP has paid some or all the cost of a member's long-term care using Medicaid funds. To learn more, read the Estate Recovery Program brochure.
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