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 »

Cover Oregon Application Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — The mid-December deadline to sign up for health insurance for the new year is quickly approaching, but the Cover Oregon website is still not working properly. Cover Oregon staff will be in Eugene Thursday to help people apply. Cover Oregon is holding an application fair at the Lane Events Center. It’s one of … Continue reading »

Experiencing Health Insurance Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — Many Americans are getting letters in the mail detailing how their current individual health care plans will be changing. If you’ve received one of those letters from your insurance provider, it doesn’t mean your plan is cancelled. It just means your coverage is changing. That’s because the plans don’t provide the minimum … Continue reading »

Clinic Holds Cover Oregon Info Session

EUGENE, Ore. — Health experts held an informational session Tuesday morning to teach the community about what they need to know about enrolling in Cover Oregon. White Bird Clinic, a medical nonprofit, received a grant from the state to teach people about Cover Oregon. In the informational session morning, people learned about the entire registration … Continue reading »

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