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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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Do I have to get health insurance?

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Does the Affordable Care Act require you to get health insurance? Click to find out. And…

What if I can't afford health insurance?

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What are your options under the Affordable Care Act if you can't afford health insurance…

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…

Will I have to change doctors?

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Will the health care reform law force you to change doctors? Click to find out. And click…

Can I just keep the insurance I have?

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Does the Affordable Care Act allow you to keep the insurance you already have? Click to…

What kind of benefits can I expect?

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What kind of benefits can you expect under the health care reform law? Click to find out.…

Can my auto-home-life insurance agent enroll me?

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Can your agent who handles your auto-home-life policies enroll you in health coverage?…

Will past health problems keep me from getting coverage?

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Will your past health problems affect your ability to get coverage? Click to find out.…

Can my employer cut my hours?

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Can your employer cut your hours because of the Affordable Care Act? Click to find out.…

Can my adult children be covered by my policy?

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Can your adult child be covered by your health insurance policy under the Affordable Care…


C. Oregon/NW Health Reform News

Cover Oregon: tax credit error affects thousands

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials with Oregon's health insurance exchange say thousands of Oregonians could owe money to the federal government because they were given tax credits that were too large — not hundreds as previously reported.

Cover Oregon investigates another security breach

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Klamath Falls woman who applied for health coverage through Cover Oregon says the insurance exchange mailed her the personal information of other applicants.

Cover Oregon consultant pens scalding assessment

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A report by a turnaround expert hired to fix Oregon's troubled health care insurance exchange presents a scalding assessment of Cover Oregon's past problems.

Cover Oregon mistake enrolls Merkley in Medicaid

Sen. Jeff Merkley

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley says he was mistakenly enrolled in Medicaid, the health insurance plan for the poor, by Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange.

Study: 63 percent drop in uninsured Oregonians

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A study released Thursday shows that the number of uninsured Oregonians fell by 63 percent in the year ended June 30th.

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.