Articles tagged with: Health Care

31 March 2014

What you need to know about health insurance and Cover Oregon

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Regional, Health

Medford, Ore. -- For most people across the nation, the deadline for getting health insurance under the Affordable Care Act was March 31st.  However, Oregonians have a bit more time to get health i ...

31 March 2014

Oregonians have until April 30 to get health coverage

Posted in Regional, Health

(OPB) Oregonians have until April 30 to enroll in a health insurance plan under Cover Oregon. The state is granting residents another month because of technical problems with the state's health exch ...

12 March 2014

Many young adults not signing up for Cover Oregon health insurance

Written by RaeAnn Christensen, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Oregon gets a failing grade for getting young adults signed up for health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act. That's according to a new report released by the Department o ...

05 March 2014

Government Accountability Office agrees to look into Cover Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Washington D.C. -- The U.S. Government will examine the use of federal funds involved in the Cover Oregon website. The online insurance portal has not let anyone self-enroll since it launched last f ...

13 February 2014

Walden calls on federal investigation into 'Cover Oregon'

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- After failing to sign anyone up through the state run health insurance exchange known as 'Cover Oregon, US Representative Greg Walden called for a federal investigation into the web ...

26 September 2013

Affordable Care Act Basics - Part 1

Posted in Regional

It's been a political hot button. The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is set to kick in on January 1st. Enrollment begins in just days, on October 1st. There's good reason people file ...