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Technology group to decide Cover Oregonís future
Associated Press ^
| Apr 24, 2014 2:25 AM EDT
| Gosia Wozniacka
Posted on 04/23/2014 11:45:04 PM PDT by Olog-hai
After weeks of deliberation, a committee is poised to make a final recommendation Thursday on what to do with Oregons botched health insurance exchange portal.
The technology committee will decide whether Cover Oregon should ditch its glitch-filled website and replace it with the federal governments health insurance marketplace, or try to fix the existing system with the help of a new IT contractor.
The decision comes nearly seven months after Oregons exchange was supposed to go live so that residents could use it to compare and buy health insurance plans. Cover Oregons website is seen as the worst of the more than a dozen state-developed exchanges; Oregon was the only state to receive a monthlong enrollment extension.
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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Technical; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: 0carenightmare; coveroregon; obamacare; zerocare
posted on 04/23/2014 11:45:05 PM PDT
This is life in a country where every facet of government is for sale. The laws, contracts, policies, subsidies, taxes, and even enforcement are all available for the right contribution to the right politician. Some of those politicians are taking large sums of money for their own use, but many more can be bought for paltry amounts into a campaign coffer.
posted on 04/24/2014 12:20:41 AM PDT
(sarcasm engaged at all times)
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