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 Faces New Problem: Budget

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on December 9, 2013
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You can now add the budget to a long list of problems facing Oregon’s health exchange program.

It’s really quite simple. Higher costs, lower revenue, and a smaller reserve fund. That all could equal higher costs for consumers.

Up until next year federal dollars will foot the bill for Cover Oregon to operate. However when those dollars stop, the program will have …

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