CareOregon's 25th Anniversary: A chance at life

Posted on Dec 1, 2019 @ 7:00 AM
CareOregon's 25th Anniversary: A chance at life
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Derek Romero

In recognition of CareOregon’s 25th anniversary, each month we’re featuring a story of the programs, people or providers who are the components of our story.


Derek Romero, CareOregon member

Derek came home to Portland when his liver disease was too advanced to continue his bike rental business in Hawaii. But his social network couldn’t house him. CareOregon flexible spending programs helped him get housing and apply for Social Security Disability. These are crucial to helping Derek be a healthy liver transplant candidate and avoid homelessness.

Categories :
  • Public
  • Member
Tags :
  • Access to Care
  • Social Determinants