Cover Oregon

Cover Oregon
5:08 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Oregon Lawmakers Grill Director Of Health Insurance Exchange

Cover Oregon

Originally published on Wed January 15, 2014 5:04 pm

Oregon's Obamacare health insurance exchange is finally getting some traction after a shaky beginning.

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Health Insurance
4:49 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Oregon Contracts With First Data To Examine Cover Oregon Roll-Out

Governor John Kitzhaber says the state signed a contract Thursday, with a company for an independent assessment of the problems with Oregon's health insurance exchange website.

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Cover Oregon
5:47 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Cover Oregon Hires Lawyer To Get Money From Software Company

Interim director Bruce Goldberg is trying to hold software giant Oracle accountable for failures of the Cover Oregon website.
Credit oregon.gov

Oregon's health insurance exchange is trying to hold software giant Oracle accountable for failures of the Cover Oregon website. But at the same time, the state also wants Oracle to keep working on the site.

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Cover Oregon
5:42 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Head Of Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Takes Medical Leave

The director of the Oregon Health Authority will take temporary control of the embattled health insurance exchange. Since Cover Oregon was supposed to start enrolling new customers on Oct. 1, Rocky King has faced substantial criticism.

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Cover Oregon
4:49 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Leadership Changes At Cover Oregon

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber announced leadership changes at Cover Oregon.
Credit Orna Izakson / Wikimedia Commons

"We are putting all hands on deck to make sure again that everyone who wants and needs health coverage in this state, is able to get it and get enrolled in a plan by January 1st," says John Kitzhaber.
He announced two main staffing changes.

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Cover Oregon Website
6:10 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Cover Oregon Director Acknowledges Frustration With Website

The director of Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange is acknowledging widespread problems with the website at the heart of the program. Rocky King testified to a pair of legislative panels at the Oregon capitol Wednesday.

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Cover Oregon
5:47 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Oregon Lawmakers Question Health Insurance Exchange Director

The head of Cover Oregon is acknowledging the troubles of the health insurance exchange. But Rocky King described the system as “unfinished”, rather than “broken.” Oregon lawmakers are questioning King Wednesday in hearings on why Cover Oregon has failed to sign up even one customer. Salem Correspondent Chris Lehman says despite the troubled rollout, King's job doesn't appear to be in immediate jeopardy.

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Healthcare Delays
5:04 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Cover Oregon Director Says Online Exchange Won't Be Ready By Deadline

Cover Oregon Executive Director Rocky King testifies before a panel of Oregon lawmakers.
Chris Lehman Northwest News Network

Originally published on Wed November 20, 2013 4:42 pm

Oregon’s online health insurance exchange won’t be up and running in time for people to get covered by the beginning of the year.

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