Income Guidelines for Oregon Health Plan

by Jane Meggitt ; Updated October 25, 2017
A young girl is at the doctor.

The federal Affordable Care Act allows expansion of the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), the state's health coverage program for low-income, uninsured residents. This also means that several of the state's private health partnerships, including the Healthy Kids, Oregon Medical Insurance Pool and Family Health Insurance Assistance Program, no longer exist as of December 31, 2013. People formerly covered under those partnerships are now eligible for the OHP.

Income Limits

Oregon residents earning up to 138 percent of Federal Poverty Level guidelines are eligible for the OHP. As of 2014, that's approximately $16,100 annually for single individuals and up to $32,900 annually for families of four. Oregonians previously registered for the now-defunct private health partnerships received "fast-track" enrollment, as the state already had their benefit information. Newly qualified residents must apply through the state's "Cover Oregon" program.

About the Author

Jane Meggitt has been a writer for more than 20 years. In addition to reporting for a major newspaper chain, she has been published in "Horse News," "Suburban Classic," "Hoof Beats," "Equine Journal" and other publications. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from New York University and an Associate of Arts from the American Academy of Dramatics Arts, New York City.

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