PacificSource Hosts Insurance Workshops

EUGENE, Ore. — Health insurance sign-up is under way. PacificSource Health Plans just launched a statewide campaign called ‘Get Out, Get Covered” where you can get individual answers to your questions. You can find out if you’re eligible for a tax credit or explore plans and costs. Also, you can learn how to enroll, renew, … Continue reading »

Health Care Open Enrollment Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene tax company is helping those who need to sign up for health insurance, now that they can enroll in the federal exchange. The owner of Liberty Tax Service says his employees are contacting customers to make sure they know they’re required to have health insurance, or they could face steep … Continue reading »

ACA Open Enrollment Starts Saturday

(CNN) — Open enrollment for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, kicks off Saturday. That means millions of people will be logging on to healthcare.gov to choose their health insurance coverage plans for 2015. The government is hoping for smooth sailing this year. The federal exchange, and many of the … Continue reading »

Walmart Ends Health Insurance for Some

(CNN) — Walmart is cutting health insurance for some of its part-time employees. The world’s biggest retailer announced on a blog that workers with fewer than 30 hours a week will no longer qualify for its health insurance plan. The company says the change will affect about 2 percent of its U.S. workforce of 1.3 … Continue reading »

Many to Re-Enroll in Health Coverage

EUGENE, Ore. — Tens of thousands of people who enrolled in Cover Oregon this year will probably have to do it all over again next year. More than 80,000 people, or about a quarter of those signed up for private health insurance plans through Cover Oregon, will have to re-enroll for next year. This is … Continue reading »

New Grads: Health Insurance 101

(CNN) — A lot has happened on the health care front since 2010. And when exchanges under the Affordable Care Act finally opened last fall, it also opened a lot of new options for this year’s college grads. Most campus insurance plans will run until at least the end of the summer. After that, graduates … Continue reading »

Health Care Event at Planned Parenthood

EUGENE, Ore. — The federal health insurance deadline is fast approaching. If you still need to enroll, there is help. About 250,000 Oregonians have signed up for health insurance through Cover Oregon and Oregon Health Authority. But if you still need coverage, it’s crunch time. You need to sign up by March 31, or you’ll … 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 »

UO Students Learn About Health Insurance

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at the University of Oregon will be learning about the Affordable Care Act first hand come January. That’s when all college students will be required to have health insurance. Only international students are required to have health insurance right now, not American students. The health center on campus says the UO … 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 »