Cover Oregon Extended Deadline Impact

MEDFORD, Ore. — Those who waited until the last minute to apply for health insurance through Cover Oregon got a big break Wednesday, and local officials said they’ve already seen an impact. On Wednesday, the federal government approved a request to extend the deadline for health care from the end of March to the end … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Deadline March 31

EUGENE, Ore. — If you haven’t signed up for health insurance yet, you’re running out of time. You have a week left. The deadline to enroll in coverage under the Affordable Care Act is Monday, March 31. If you don’t sign up for insurance, it’ll cost you. You’ll face a fine of $95 or 1 … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Enrollment Fair Saturday

EUGENE, Ore. — The open enrollment deadline for Cover Oregon is March 31. If you still need help applying, the Democratic Party of Lane County is holding an enrollment fair guiding people through the application process. The fair is from 12-2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at the Democratic Party of Lane County Office, located at … Continue reading »

Governor Reveals Cover Oregon Review

SALEM, Ore. — Governor John Kitzhaber is sounding off about the state’s flawed health care exchange. He says Cover Oregon is still not up to par. Days away from the deadline, Oregon is the only state where the public still can’t sign up for health insurance online in one sitting. Thursday, Kitzhaber revealed results of … Continue reading »

Lawmakers Call for Cover Oregon Audit

MEDFORD, Ore. – Two Oregon Republicans called for a federal investigation into the Cover Oregon launch Thursday, accusing the state of mismanaging millions of dollars to create the troubled health care website. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., joined with Rep. Dennis Richardson, R-Central Point, to announce that they have asked the Government Accountability Office to conduct … Continue reading »

Lane County Facing Doctor Shortage

EUGENE, Ore. — Insurance plans are starting to kick in for people who signed up on Cover Oregon, many of whom didn’t have insurance before. Now, the search is on for doctors to treat everyone. Peacehealth officials say there’s a major shortage of primary care doctors in Lane County, and with the influx of customers … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Deadline Extended

EUGENE, Ore. — Cover Oregon is extending its deadline to enroll to give Oregonians a little bit of breathing room to pick a plan. The deadline is now Jan. 6. But there is a hitch. The deadline has been extended from Dec. 27 to Jan. 6 for people who are already eligible for coverage and … Continue reading »

Confusion Surrounds Cover Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — With all the problems plaguing the Cover Oregon website, many people have wondered if they’ll be covered when the new year rolls around. If you applied for coverage by December 4th, you should have received a packet in the mail to complete the enrollment process. Cover Oregon says as long as you … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Deadline December 4th

EUGENE, Ore. — Anyone who wants to have health insurance coverage by January 1st has until Wednesday, December 4th to apply through Cover Oregon. For months cover oregon has been spreading the word about the state’s new health coverage market place, and the first deadline is fast approaching. “The deadline tomorrow (December 4th) is for … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Holds Application Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — Cover Oregon representatives were in Eugene on Thursday to help people fill out applications for health insurance policies through Cover Oregon. For some, the fair brought in opportunities and hope for those currently uninsured. But others attending the fair left in frustration after finding out their insurance options they currently have won’t … Continue reading »

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