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  • OKDHS Online Benefits Resource

    The OKDHSLive! web site is an easy way to see if you might be eligible for Food Benefits or SoonerCare Medicaid. You may also use this web site to renew your eligibility for SNAP, SoonerCare or Child Care: or to request (apply for) these benefits. Key information about those benefits is also available below. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Department of Human Services
  • Hearing Aids!

    The United Way Hearing Aid Bank assists low income adults in obtaining new digital hearing aids at a reduced price. More info? Call 405-271-2866 Content Detail

    By:
    University of Oklahoma
  • Care For Children with Disabilities

    The Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsiblity Act (TEFRA) of 1992 allows children with physical or mental disabilities, who would not ordinarily be eligible for State Supplemental Income benefits because of their parent's income or resources, to become eligible for SoonerCare (Medicaid). Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Checklist for Child Disability Interview

    A checklist of information and documents you will need to help you prepare for the disability interview with the Social Security Administration. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Checklist for SSD Interviews (Adults)

    A checklist of information and documents you will need to help you prepare for a disability interview with the Social Security Administration. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Emergency Health Care & Child Birth, even if you are Uninsured

    This question and answer sheet explains the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). In certain situations, EMTALA may require a hospital to treat you even if you cannot pay and are uninsured. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Guide to Disability and Health Care

    Fact sheet explaining disability benefits, family benefits, Medicare for foreign workers with valid US work permits and migrant farm workers. Content Detail

    By:
    Commission for Labor Cooperation
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Health Insurance Marketplace

    The Health Insurance Marketplace will help you get coverage that meets your needs and fits your budget. Open enrollment begins in November! Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Health Plan Dispute Resolution Practices

    Problem with your managed care plan? This pamphlet guides you through tips for problem solving and what you need to know about health plan dispute resolution practices. Content Detail

    By:
    ABA Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly
  • Home & Community Based Services Waivers

    Instead of institutional care, there are government funds available to help with the costs of caring for a person with mental retardation or other related conditions at home. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • How to File an Unfair Treatment Complaint

    The Social Security Administration wants to treat all claimants and their representatives fairly and equally. We do not treat you differently because of your race, sex, age or for disability, the amount of money you have, or for any other reason. Below we tell you more about what you should do if you think the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) who conducted your hearing treated you unfairly. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Online
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Law and Aging Resources for Older Americans

    The Law and Aging Guide is a listing of the state-wide resources available to help older persons with law-related issues. Read More

    By:
    ABA Commission on Law and Aging
  • Long Term Care Insurance

    A guide produced by the OK Insurance Department's Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program to help you understand long term care insurance. You can call the program at 800-763-2828. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Insurance Department
  • Medicaid for Nursing Home Residents

    Questions and Answers on Medicaid for Nursing Home Residents. Rules change frequently so please check with your DHS office or a lawyer familiar with Medicaid for more specific information. Content Detail

    By:
    Columbia Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Medicaid Information

    Medicaid is a program that pays for medical assistance for certain individuals and families with low incomes and resources. This program became law in 1965 and is jointly funded by the Federal and State governments (including the District of Columbia and the Territories) to assist States in providing medical long-term care assistance to people who meet certain eligibility criteria. Medicaid is the largest source of funding for medical and health-related services for people with limited income. Content Detail

    By:
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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