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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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If you're on Medicare, how will the new Affordable Care Act affect you? Click to find out…

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C. Oregon/NW Health Reform News

State budgets $2 million for Cover Oregon lawsuit

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has budgeted $2 million for its legal fight with software giant Oracle over the state's failed health care exchange website.

Cover Oregon scrambles to fix tax credit error

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Cover Oregon is trying to figure out how many people who enrolled in private health insurance plans may owe more tax money as a result of the exchange's blunder in calculating federal tax credits.

Governor, senator want to dissolve Cover Oregon

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Both Gov. John Kitzhaber and Senate President Peter Courtney want to dissolve the agency that runs Oregon's flawed online health insurance exchange.

Cover Oregon consultant bills state $600,000

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The turnaround expert hired to fix Cover Oregon has stayed longer than expected, did more than planned and has left behind a big bill.

2,100 Oregonians have to switch health coverage

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — About 2,100 Oregonians will have to re-enroll in health care because they were incorrectly enrolled either in Medicaid or in a commercial health plan by the state.

Federal directive threatens Oregon Medicaid reform

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials charged with implementing changes to the Oregon Health Plan are worried a new federal directive could undo the state's Medicaid reform.

Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says she's filed a lawsuit against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in the state's troubled health insurance exchange.

C.O. veterans get new health care option

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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.