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Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid)

The Oregon Health Plan (OHP) is Oregon’s Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) plan.

  • You can get OHP if you meet income and other requirements. People of all ages and any immigration status can qualify.
  • OHP provides free health coverage. 
  • OHP may cover medical, dental, mental health care and help with substance use disorders or addiction.
  • The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) will check to make sure you qualify for OHP. Once you are approved, you will work with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to manage your care. 

See if you qualify and how to applySee what OHP coversOHP for immigrants and non-citizensOHP for refugees

If you are 65 or older, blind or have a disability:

Oregon has Medicaid benefits for people age 65+ and people who are blind or have a disability. You can also get long-term care services. People who are working or non-working may qualify. You get these benefits through the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) and Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs).

To see if you qualify: Contact your local ODHS office or Area Agency on Aging

If you were in foster care:

Oregon provides OHP benefits to young people age 18 to 25 who were in foster care. Learn about the program or read the frequently asked questions. The program is called "FFCYM" which stands for Former Foster Care Youth Medical.


Medicare is a national health insurance program for people age 65 or older. You may also qualify for Medicare if you are younger than 65 and have: 

  • A disability
  • End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) - This is permanent kidney failure that requires dialysis or a kidney transplant
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - This is also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Get started with Medicare

Help paying Medicare costs

If you have Medicare Part A (hospital insurance benefits), you may be eligible for Medicare Savings Programs. These programs can help you pay your Medicare co-pays, premiums and deductibles.

Medicare Savings Programs

Need help with Medicare?

Trained volunteers from the Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance Program (SHIBA) can help you understand your Medicare options. SHIBA is a free, statewide service through the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS). 

Get Medicare help with SHIBAContact SHIBA

Private health coverage

If you don't qualify for one of the programs above, you can find individual health plans (also called private health coverage) through the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace.

All plans sold through the Marketplace are regulated by the State of Oregon. When you buy a plan through the Marketplace, you usually get financial assistance to help pay for your coverage.

Learn about Marketplace coverage

Options for Tribal members

Savings are available for Native Americans and Alaska Natives who are enrolled in a federally recognized Tribe, band, or pueblo.

Savings for Tribal members

Veterans and service members

The Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA) helps veterans and active service members navigate federal VA health coverage. 

VA health care

 Prescription drug discounts

ArrayRx is Oregon’s discount card program for prescription drugs. People of any age and income level can get a discount card.

ArrayRx Discount Card Program

Get help to enroll

The website can help you learn about your options, compare plans and find free local help to enroll.

Visit OregonHealthCare.govCompare health plansFind local help to enroll