New enrollment period and credits available on the health insurance marketplace are aimed at people who have been on unemployment this year.
Health insurance enrollment in Oregon has soared since the pandemic hit.
In April, enrollment jumped 44% on the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace compared with the same month last year amid rising unemployment due to the coronavirus.
Sunday’s deadline for signing up for health insurance through the federal marketplace has been extended two days following a federal bottleneck.
When the health insurance marketplaces open on Sunday, consumers shopping for 2016 coverage may encounter steeper premium increases than last year and more plans that offer no out-of-network coverage.