Tag Archives | Oregon Health Plan

Photo of Bob wearing glasses smiling at the camera.

Budget news from the 2018 Legislative Session

The 2018 legislature was able to maintain the Oregon Health Plan expansion population and to make some important investments in human services that benefit Oregonians with disabilities. Disability Rights Oregon’s major budget goal was to protect children with intellectual disabilities from losing funding for their in-home supports. Thanks to the work of advocates and self-advocates… Continue Reading Budget news from the 2018 Legislative Session

Aloha resident Amanda Uhrig posing in front of a flowering bush.

Why Medicaid Matters

Oregonians from across the state shared their personal stories to help others step into their shoes and see what cuts to Medicaid would mean for their lives. Read/watch their stories and share them, then take action. Continue Reading Why Medicaid Matters

Q&A: Amanda’s story

Cora Uhrig’s family has been helped by Medicaid. Their daughter Amanda’s medication and health coverage is possible because of this program.  Where do you live? We live in Aloha. Can you tell us a little about Amanda? Amanda is well known in our little town of Aloha. If I go to the store, post office,… Continue Reading Q&A: Amanda’s story