Posts made in July 26th, 2011

Approximately 800 People Set to Lose Brokerage Services OCT 1

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011 in Budget Cuts | 5 comments

As a result of budget cuts during the 2011/2013 session, the State of Oregon Department of Human Services has instructed support services brokerages statewide to exit customers without Medicaid from brokerage services on October 1st. Statewide, it is estimated that 800 people will lose services. If you aren’t on Medicaid and you need help applying, call your Personal Agent at your brokerage as soon as possible. How does eliminating services for people without Medicaid/OHP save the state money? The state currently provides services for customers who are not Medicaid eligible solely from the state general fund budget.  When a customer in services becomes eligible for...

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