LegalAidOK.orgOklahoma

Medical Assistance

Know the Law

  • 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
  • Medicaid in Oklahoma

    Medicaid is a Federal and state entitlement program that provides medical benefits to low-income individuals who have no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Oklahoma Medicaid guarantees coverage for basic health and long-term care services based upon income and/or resources for eligible Oklahoma residents. Read More

    By:
    OKDHS
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Medicare Interactive Counselor

    Medicare Interactive (MI) Counselor makes all of MRC's knowledge and experience available to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Through this Q&A format, you will learn what Medicare covers, what it doesn?t, how to pick a Medicare health plan, what you need to know about Medicare?s drug coverage (Part D), how to appeal if coverage or care is denied, and much more. Medicare Interactive (MI) Counselor is free for you to use. Content Detail

    By:
    Medicare Rights Center
  • Medicare: Questions and Answers

    List of common questions and answers on medicare. Content Detail

    By:
    Nolo.com
  • Parents Guide to Help for Children with Disabilities (TEFRA)

    Information, forms and tips for getting financial help with health and medical services for a child with disabilities. Content Detail

    By:
    OK DHS
  • Paying for Long-Term Nursing Home Care

    Medicaid and Medicare pay for nursing home care. They are government programs but are not for everyone. Private insurance can also pay for nursing home care. This Guide is about the different ways you can pay for long-term nursing home care. Content Detail

    By:
    AARP Legal Services Network
  • Senior Health Insurance Counseling

    The Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program (SHICP) is a division of the OK State Insurance Department helping to inform the public about Medicare and other senior health insurance issues. This division provides accurate and objective counseling, assistance and advocacy relating to Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage, Long-Term Care and other related health coverage plans for Medicare beneficiaries, their representatives, or persons soon to be eligible for Medicare. You can call the program at 800-763-2828. Read More

    By:
    Oklahoma Insurance Department
LiveHelp

Looking for a LiveHelp operator...