Update: The article has been appended with comments from Cover Oregon staff.
Cover Oregon is still having problems getting insurance agents the money they’ve earned, and the exchange has yet to collect a dime from the insurance companies that owe it an assessment on every policy sold.
The Oregon Insurance Division is responding to concerns about inadequate networks on Cover Oregon and intends to ask the Legislature for authority to regulate health insurance networks so consumers know upfront whether a plan covers the doctors or other providers they want.
During her confirmation hearings, the new HHS Secretary told Congress that she’s going after states that failed to get their health insurance exchanges up and running.
Gov. John Kitzhaber announced a new order Tuesday night to help consumers who had trouble with Cover Oregon and bought health insurance outside the exchange -- giving them the opportunity to receive tax credits had Cover Oregon worked as promised.
A federal grand jury was set to convene in Portland on Tuesday to consider evidence brought forward by U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall into the debacle known as Cover Oregon and determine whether any federal laws had been violated.
Cover Oregon’s leaders plan to keep the full assessment tax it charges health plans for its services, despite abandoning much of its operation to the federal exchange.
President Obama’s nominee to replace Kathleen Sebelius at the head of the U.S.
State officials on Tuesday worked to downplay the drama in their decision to pull the plug on Cover Oregon as well as buck the public conception that the $248 million given to the failed state insurance exchange was wast
OPINION --The public execution of Cover Oregon wasn’t a dignified death. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver debuted this past Sunday. With “bleepless swearing,” the former “British news correspondent” for The Daily Show” lambasted Indian elections… and Cover Oregon.