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Here's What Our Oregon Conference Looks Like

DJ Wilson | Aug 13, 2014 | Oregon

Cover Oregon Selects New Executive Director Aaron Patnode

David Peters | Jun 17, 2014 | Oregon

In Fell Swoop, Oracle Slashes Cover Oregon’s Programming Staff

| Feb 27, 2014 | Oregon

Oracle, the software company responsible for making Cover Oregon’s website functional, has pulled around 100 programming staff from the project, the Oregonian is reporting. About 65 Oracle staff remain on the project, but only to work on maintenance and operations. But the most important piece of Cover Oregon’s website --...[ Read More ]

Cover Oregon Board Approves Increase in QHP Assessment Fee

| Feb 14, 2014 | Oregon

During its Feb. 13 meeting, Cover Oregon’s board of directors reviewed and discussed a projected 2015 budget that reflects a more conservative approach to Cover Oregon’s financing in light of revised enrollment numbers.The federal grants that have been funding Cover Oregon will run out at the end of this year. Beginning in...[ Read More ]

OR: Gov. Kitzhaber and Goldberg Emphasize Enrollment Numbers, vow accountability

| Jan 9, 2014 | Oregon

Oregon governor John Kitzhaber and Cover Oregon’s acting executive director, Dr. Bruce Goldberg, held a press conference today announcing Cover Oregon’s final enrollment numbers and the next steps for the troubled health insurance exchange and its website. 170,000 Oregonians signed up for health insurance through Cover Oregon; approximately 55,000 people...[ Read More ]

Cover Oregon Director Rocky King Resigns

| Jan 3, 2014 | Oregon

Rocky King, Executive Director of Cover Oregon, gave notice of his resignation on Jan. 1, making room for a permanent replacement. King has been on medical leave since December 2, around the same time that it became clear Cover Oregon’s website would not be able to enroll anyone into private...[ Read More ]

Cover Oregon’s Enrollment Rebounds

| Dec 18, 2013 | Oregon

On Monday, Cover Oregon announced that 7,500 people have enrolled in private insurance plans—an astonishing 100 percent increase from last week, when a little over 700 people received word of coverage. Cover Oregon, which has a completely dysfunctional website, failed for weeks to enroll a single individual and has had...[ Read More ]

Transition to Oregon’s CCO's Smoother than Cover Oregon

| Dec 5, 2013 | Oregon

Cover Oregon and its executive director, Rocky King, were the target of sharp questions and disappointment when the Oregon Legislature’s House and Senate healthcare committees met two weeks ago. But that wasn’t the case for Oregon Health Authority officials when they updated legislators on how Oregon’s coordinated care organizations (CCOs)...[ Read More ]