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Congressional panel asks DOJ to investigate creation of Cover Oregon

By Associated Press  |  May 25, 2016

A Republican-led U.S. House committee has found that former Gov. John Kitzhaber and a federal agency mishandled the creation of Oregon's health insurance enrollment website, with the Democratic governor's political advisers making decisions based on his re-election campaign.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigns

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigns

By Andis Robeznieks  |  February 13, 2015

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a former emergency medicine physician, has resigned amid allegations he steered consulting contracts toward his fiancee. Kitzhaber has steadfastly denied those allegations.

Oregon Medicaid reforms meet savings goals as more enroll

By Andis Robeznieks  |  January 14, 2015

Oregon's 380,000 new Medicaid enrollees are younger and healthier than anticipated, so the influx into the state's coordinated-care system did not negatively affect its ability to meet targeted savings of $11 billion over 10 years, the state reported Wednesday.

Oregon to use Kentucky software for Medicaid

By Associated Press  |  December 10, 2014

Oregon is planning to use an online Medicaid enrollment system from Kentucky after giving up on its own troubled software. Oregon's Medicaid director, Judy Mohr Peterson, told a state legislative committee about the plan Monday.

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