Employed Persons with Disabilities (EPD)
The Employed Persons with Disabilities (EPD) program provides or continues medical coverage and long-term services to people with disabilities who are working or want to work. The EPD program may be right if:
You have a physical, cognitive, mental health, or developmental disability or are legally blind
You are employed receiving a taxable wage or are self-employed
You have countable resources of $5,000 or less
You have earned income of no more than 250 percent of the federal poverty level for a family of one after allowed deductions
For countable resources, the home in which you or your spouse live, a car, and a burial plot and limited burial plan do not count. The benefits of the EPD program are:
It may be used to supplement other types of medical coverage, such as private health insurance and Medicare
It includes coverage for long-term services which are not usually included in major medical insurance plans
It covers pre-existing conditions
The fee is based on income and is low, ranging from $0 to $150 per month
To find out if you may be able to get help through Employed Persons with Disabilities, please contact the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) using the information listed below.
Contact the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) for more information.
Marion, Polk, and Yamhill Counties Call: 503-304-3420 or 1-866-206-4799 (toll-free)
Clatsop and Tillamook Counties Call: 503-861-4210 or 1-866-206-4799 (toll-free)