Oregon’s Obamacare Exchange To Pay Main Tech Contractor Another $44M Despite Website Still Not Working
Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange said Monday it will pay its main technology contractor much of the money it’s been withholding in payments, in exchange for Oracle’s promise to continue working with the state during a transition period.
GOP Rep Calling For Federal Investigation Into Oregon’s Obamacare Website For Failing To Sign Up Single Person
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden and three congressional colleagues — all fellow Republicans— are requesting a federal investigation of Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange.
Gov. John Kitzhaber said that he was led to believe in the run-up to the troubled rollout of Oregon’s health insurance exchange that problems developing the website would not prevent it from launching on time.
Lawmakers waiting for results of independent investigation.
A Republican state lawmaker who’s running for governor says he’ll introduce legislation to shut down the state’s troubled health insurance exchange.
With all the problems facing the rollout of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, nowhere is the situation worse or more surprising than in Oregon.
With a reputation as a pacesetter in health care, Oregon laid out bold plans for complying with the federal overhaul.
About 150,000 Oregonians enrolled in individual health care plans will see their plans cancelled by the end of the year because the plans don’t provide the minimum level of coverage required under the new health care law, Oregon officials said on Wednesday.
A month after Oregon’s problem-plagued online health insurance marketplace has failed to enroll a single person, concerns are mounting that some of the most vulnerable Oregonians may face a break in coverage if they don’t enroll within the next month and a half.