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Office of Private Health Partnerships: Agency Subdivisions

This building in downtown Salem houses the central offices of the Office of Private Health Partnerships. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

This building in downtown Salem houses the central offices of the Office of Private Health Partnerships. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

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Family Health Insurance Assistance Program
Address: PO Box 5880, Salem 97304-0880
Phone: (503) 373-7419; Toll-free in Oregon: 1-888-564-9669
Fax: 1-866-843-8936
E-mail: ophp.mail@state.or.us
Web: www.oregon.gov/oha/OPHP/FHIAP
Contact: John McLean, Program Manager
Statutory Authority: ORS 414.841


Duties and Responsibilities: The Family Health Insurance Assistance Program (FHIAP) was created by the 1997 Legislature to help low-income Oregonians afford private health insurance. The program subsidizes or pays up to 95 percent of a member’s health insurance premium and 100 percent for children under 19 years old. Due to the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act, this program will sunset in January 2014.

 

Healthy KidsConnect and Healthy Kids Employer Sponsored Insurance
Address: 250 Church St. SE, Suite 200, Salem 97301-3921
Phone: 503-378-8631; Toll-free in Oregon: 888-260-4555
Fax: 503-373-7704
Email: hkc.info@state.or.us
Web: www.oregon.gov/oha/OPHP/kidsconnect
Contact: Eve Ford, Program Manager
Statutory Authority: ORS 414.231


Duties and Responsibilities: Created by the 2009 Legislature, Healthy KidsConnect and Healthy Kids Employer Sponsored Insurance provide private market coverage for uninsured children through age 18 in families with incomes above the 200 percent federal poverty level (FPL). Families above 200 percent, up to and including 300 percent FPL, receive subsidies based on income. Families above 300 percent FPL also have access to the coverage, but no subsidies are available. As of January 1, 2014, the Healthy KidsConnect Program will continue in as part of the federal Affordable Care Act.

 

Information, Education and Outreach
Address: 250 Church St. SE, Suite 200, Salem 97301-3921
Phone: 503-373-1692; Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-542-3104
Fax: 503-378-8365
E-mail: ophp.mail@state.or.us
Web: www.oregon.gov/OHA/OPHP
Contact: Mark I. Jungvirt, Manager
Statutory Authority: ORS 735.700


Duties and Responsibilities: The Information, Education, and Outreach (IEO) program supports the Oregon Health Authority’s mission by establishing and maintaining relationships with private and public sector partners. IEO trains employers, insurance producers (agents), industry professionals and civic groups and educates consumers and stakeholders on the health care delivery system and state programs.

 

Oregon Medical Insurance Pool
Address: C/O Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, PO Box 1271, Portland 97207-1271
Phone: 503-225-6620; Toll-free: 1-800-848-7280
Fax: 503-225-5474
E-mail: omip.mail@state.or.us
Web: www.oregon.gov/OHA/OPHP/omip
Contact: Don Myron, Administrator
Statutory Authority: ORS 735.600–735.650


Duties and Responsibilities: The Oregon Medical Insurance Pool (OMIP) and the Federal Medical Insurance Pool offer guaranteed-issue health insurance coverage, regardless of income level, for individuals who are unable to obtain medical insurance because of health conditions. OMIP also provides medical insurance for Oregonians who have exhausted their COBRA coverage and do not have any commercial Oregon Portability coverage available through the previous insurance carrier, or for those who qualify to receive a federal subsidy through the Health Coverage Tax Credit program. Due to the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act, OMIP programs will sunset in January 2014.

 

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