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These rules list the rights and responsibilities you have as an OHP member:
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 the Language Access page.
There are times when people under age 18 (minors) may want or need to get health care services on their own. To learn more, read “Minor Rights: Access and Consent to Health Care." This booklet tells you the types of services minors can get on their own and how minors' health care information may be shared
Minor Rights and Access to Care (English) (Spanish). This guide tells you:
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 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.
To gain full and equal access, people with disabilities have a right to reasonable changes (called “accommodations”).
OHP members who are American Indians or Alaska Natives can get their care from a tribal wellness center, Indian Health Services (IHS) clinic or the Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest (NARA). This is true even if they are in a CCO.
A law, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), protects your health care records and keeps them private. This is also called “confidentiality.” A paper called “Notice of Privacy Practices” explains OHP members’ rights to keep their personal information private and how their personal information is used.
You have the right to ask for copies of your health care records. You can get a copy of the following records:
Children and teens through age 20 have the right to health care that:
Learn more about EPSDT services.
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