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Oracle Says Oregon Lawsuit All Politics

Erin Thurston | Jun 26, 2014 | Oregon

Cover Oregon Selects New Executive Director Aaron Patnode

David Peters | Jun 17, 2014 | Oregon

HHS Nominee Vows to Recover Misspent CoverOregon Funds

David Peters | May 16, 2014 | Oregon

HHS Nominee Sylvia Burwell vows to recover failed state exchange federal funds from CoverOregon, et al.: Where the federal government and the taxpayer has had funds misused, we need to use the full extent of the law to get those funds back for the taxpayer. Sylvia Mathews Burwell during Confirmation...[ Read More ]

Healthcare IT Lessons: New Security Risks and Scaling Projects

| Apr 28, 2014

Two key lessons for Healthcare IT from the State Exchanges: Recent security risks Scaling IT projects Recent Security Risks for Healthcare IT Security isn't just on our radar; it's also on the FBI's. A recently released private industry notifications (PIN) memo stated that: “The healthcare industry is not as resilient...[ Read More ]

Cover Oregon Board Makes Way for the Feds

| Apr 25, 2014 | Oregon

There were a lot of glum faces at the Cover Oregon board meeting today, which was "live-streamed" for the public by  Portland TV stations. In the span of about an hour, board members heard some compelling reasons that management of the Qualified Health Plan (QHP) enrollment in Oregon should be transferred to the...[ Read More ]

One Week Left to Apply for Health Insurance Through Cover Oregon

| Apr 23, 2014 | Oregon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2014 One Week Left to Apply for Health Insurance Through Cover Oregon Deadline to Submit Applications is April 30 Durham, Ore. – Oregonians have one week left to apply for health insurance through Cover Oregon to avoid a potential federal tax penalty for not having...[ Read More ]

Q & A with Jeff Heatherington | CCOs straining from Medicaid surge | Who's driving the bus at Cover Oregon?

| Apr 15, 2014 | Oregon

The downside of this time of transition in health care is that sometimes the margin for error is painfully small.  Sometimes, getting to success is an iterative - and ugly - process.     Like politics and sausage making, watching how successful health care delivery and financing comes together can sometimes...[ Read More ]

Cover Oregon Close to Hitting Revised Low Target for QHP Enrollment

| Apr 14, 2014 | Oregon

There is no shortage of bad news for Cover Oregon these days: its website still isn’t working; Dr. Bruce Goldberg, its acting director, has resigned; and it’s still not clear whether its board will choose to scrap the project altogether and join the federal exchange. But despite all its troubles,...[ Read More ]