FBI Subpoenas Information on Cover Oregon Failure

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on May 20, 2014
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Jim Ferretti contributed to this report. 

Salem,Ore.– The FBI wants to know what was happening at Cover Oregon as the Website was failing.

Tuesday afternoon the Governor’s officer released subpoenas from the FBI seeking information from Cover Oregon and the Oregon Health Authority. The investigation is demanding communications regarding the failed website and how federal money was spent. Dennis Richardson who is hoping to be …

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Board Recommends Shutting Down Cover Oregon

Posted by Jim Ferretti on April 24, 2014
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PORTLAND — Seven months after it was supposed to be up and running, the board of directors for Cover Oregon have been told the best thing to do is to dump the troubled web site and join the federal health insurance exchange.

A board meeting will be held Friday morning to vote on the recommendation.

Oregon Congressman Gregg Walden tells KXL, “Cover …

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Cover Oregon To Be Put Under A Federal Microscope

Posted by Jim Ferretti on March 5, 2014
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The U.S. Government and Accountability Office or GAO said Wednesday it will be investigating Cover Oregon.

A letter was sent to Congressman Greg Walden and others who last month requested the GAO open an investigation into the troubled health care exchange website.

State Representative Dennis Richardson tells KXL, ” it’s a victory for citizens to have an audit they can DEPEND on …

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Ex-IT manager: Cover Oregon Troubles Not Her Fault

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on March 1, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Carolyn Lawson, the Oregon Health Authority’s senior IT manager who resigned in the wake of the state’s health care exchange fiasco, said she is not to blame for the botched rollout of the Cover Oregon website.

Lawson told The Oregonian Friday (http://bit.ly/1fyBlfY ) the exchange’s problems are due to inferior work by Oracle Corp., the main technology …

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Cover Oregon Director Hands in Resignation

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 2, 2014
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Rocky King says he will step down after his three-month medical leave is up on March 5th.  The Director of Cover Oregon has been medical leave since early December.  He is the second Cover Oregon leader to quit.  Chief Information Officer for the Oregon Health Authority Carolyn Lawson resigned last month.

The Cover Oregon website was supposed to go live in …

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