Cover Oregon has turned to old-fashioned paper applications due to glitches in the new online insurance marketplace.
The paper application is 20 pages long and asks for everything from the names and the number of people in your household, to pension contributions and alimony payments.
Cover Oregon spokeswoman, Amy Fauver, says applicants who want to take the paper route, need to fill out the form and send it back.
“And then we do an eligibility determination in-house, on their behalf,” she said.
That means Cover Oregon staff comb through documents to find out whether someone is eligible for a tax break, or for the Oregon Health Plan.
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