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Documents show White House health care worries

Obama touts health care law

Internal document reveal concerns the Obama administration has had about sticker shock and anger related to the health care exchanges.

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How will Affordable Care Act affect Medicare?

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Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oracle Corp. is suing Oregon in a continuing fiasco over the state's health insurance exchange, saying Oregon is continuing to use the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills.

Oregon Medicaid network reopens to new patients

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon health officials say a network for Medicaid patients in Klamath County has re-opened. It had previously stopped accepting new patients because of an unexpected rush of enrollees and a shortage of doctors.

Oregon to pay legal fees for 5 former employees

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Five former Oregon officials involved in building the state's botched health insurance exchange have asked the state to pick up their legal bills in a federal investigation.

Cover Oregon rehires manager to help with lawsuit

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A manager of Cover Oregon who resigned after the failure of the state's online insurance exchange came to light has been re-hired to help with litigation over the botched website.

Cover Oregon: state won't be affected by ruling

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Cover Oregon officials say Oregonians won't be affected by a federal appeals court ruling that President Barack Obama's health care law authorizes subsidies only for people who buy insurance on exchanges established by states.

C.O. veterans get new health care option

New health care option for veterans

The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care & Research is now the first provider in Central Oregon to participate in Patient-Centered Community Care, or PC3. NewsChannel 21's Dan McCarthy found out how The Center will help ensure veterans access to prompt, qualified medical care.

80,000 Cover Oregon users must re-enroll

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People who enrolled in Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange will have to re-enroll for coverage, as Cover Oregon transitions to the federal government.

McLane: Cover Oregon's end needs lawmakers' OK

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Legislative counsel has determined that Oregon health officials need legislative approval to move from Cover Oregon to the federal health insurance exchange, House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) said Wednesday.