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.┬áCover 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 »

Group Warns of Cover Oregon Scams

EUGENE, Ore. — White Bird Clinic leaders want to warn people about potential confusion over other websites claiming to be Cover Oregon. They say CoverOregon.com is the only site for Oregonians to go to under the new Affordable Care Act. They say if you get a call from someone saying they’re from Cover Oregon and … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Site Experiences Problems

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been three weeks since the Cover Oregon site launched, and millions of Oregonians still aren’t able to enroll in health care coverage. The Cover Oregon site still isn’t fully developed. If you go to it, you can go through the first steps of exploring potential health coverage under the Affordable Care … Continue reading »

Teaching Students about Health Insurance

EUGENE, Ore. — Now that people in Oregon have more choices when it comes to health insurance, one group at the University of Oregon is working to inform students about all of their options when it comes to health insurance. Thursday was the third day since the launch and Cover Oregon says it’s seen a … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon for Small Businesses

EUGENE, Ore. — Are you ready for Cover Oregon? Under the Affordable Care Act, everyone is required to have health insurance, so everyone will qualify to some degree. Open enrollment begins Oct. 1. The deadline to enroll is March 31, 2014. Grant Lahmann, Small Business Majority Outreach Director, joined us live on KEZI 9 News … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Open Enrollment Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — As part of the Affordable Care Act, the new online insurance marketplace, Cover Oregon, begins open enrollment next week, and there is a lot of confusion about how to enroll. Changing to a new health care format can be daunting, especially for those who’ve never gone through the process before. But Lane … Continue reading »

Oregon Health Plan Starts Enrollment

EUGENE, Ore. — Starting this week, the state is opening the Oregon Health Plan to more adults as allowed by federal health reform. About 260,000 Oregonians will get a fast-track enrollment form in the mail. Those who received a packet have already qualified for OHP and don’t need to apply through Cover Oregon. Eligibility is … Continue reading »

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