Oregon’s Medicaid Program and Managed Care: A Case Study of Legal Issues The Oregon Health Plan (OHP) is a Medicaid demonstration project that has expanded eligibility for medical insurance coverage to many Oregon residents who would have been ineligible for Medicaid coverage under the financial eligibility criteria of a traditional Medicaid program. The people who now have OHP coverage, but would ... Article
Article  |   May 01, 1998
Oregon’s Medicaid Program and Managed Care: A Case Study of Legal Issues
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  • Reba Sundberg
    Oregon Advocacy Center, Portland
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Article   |   May 01, 1998
Oregon’s Medicaid Program and Managed Care: A Case Study of Legal Issues
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, May 1998, Vol. 7, 6. doi:10.1044/aac7.2.6
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, May 1998, Vol. 7, 6. doi:10.1044/aac7.2.6
The Oregon Health Plan (OHP) is a Medicaid demonstration project that has expanded eligibility for medical insurance coverage to many Oregon residents who would have been ineligible for Medicaid coverage under the financial eligibility criteria of a traditional Medicaid program. The people who now have OHP coverage, but would not have been eligible for coverage under Medicaid as it existed in Oregon prior to implementation of OHP, realistically would not have been able to finance their own costs of coverage, so the waiver from the federal government which permits Oregon to operate this project is a valuable asset to them.
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