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Welcome to 'Ohana's High School Equivalency Benefit Program!

By signing up to take the high school equivalency tests (GED® or HiSET®), you’ve taken a big step toward a better future. We want to help you reach this goal by covering the cost for you to take one of these tests.

To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years old,
  • Not have graduated from an accredited high school or received a high school equivalency certificate or diploma,
  • Not be currently enrolled in a regular high school and
  • Have a valid ID Card.

To be completed at a testing center:

If you’ve been out of high school for one year or more, you must take the steps below to help you pass a high school equivalency exam. You may take either the GED or HiSET exam. The GED exam can only be taken on a computer. It tests students on these subjects: reading, science, social studies, and mathematics. You may take the HiSet exam on a computer or paper. The HiSet exam scores students on these subjects: reading, writing, social studies, science and mathematics.

Requirements:

To get started, please call Customer Service at 1-888-846-4262 (TTY 1-877-247-6272). Please let Customer Service know which exam you want to take (GED or HiSET). We’ll send you a letter with a voucher for the practice Ready Test.

GED:

  • Take the Ready Test. It’s an online practice test which can be done on your home computer. You can find the test at MyGED™ on www.ged.com
  • To be eligible for a voucher for the GED exam, you must score a minimum overall average standard score of 150 (or Green Zone) on the Ready Test.
  • Sign the enclosed “Release Statement” form. This will let the testing center release your test scores. Email or fax your test scores back to ‘Ohana at GEDresponse@wellcare.com or fax to 1-888-338-3373.
  • You will get your GED voucher in the mail once you submit your passing Ready Test scores.
  • You can find free practice materials on the GED exam at www.gedtestingservice.com/educators/freepracticetest to help you prepare for the test
  • For a complete list of computer-based GED testing centers, please visit https://ged.com/

HiSET:

  • Take the Practice Test. It’s an online test which can be done on your home computer. You can find the test at http://hiset.ets.org/prepare/overview
  • To be eligible for a voucher for the HiSET exam, you must score a minimum overall average standard score of 150 (or Green Zone) on the Ready Test.
  • Sign the enclosed “Release Statement” form. This will let the testing center release your test scores. Email or fax your test scores back to ‘Ohana at GEDresponse@wellcare.com or fax to 1-888-338-3373.
  • You will get your HiSET voucher in the mail once you submit your passing Ready Test scores.
  • You can find free practice materials on the HiSET exam at http://hiset.ets.org/prepare/overview to help you prepare for the test.
  • For a complete list of HiSET testing centers, please visit http://hiset.ets.org/requirements/hi

Please do not take the test until you feel you are ready. Our program covers the cost to take the test just once.


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Last Updated On: 7/21/2016
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