Oregon last in health insurance sign-ups

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Only 44 Oregonians were able to sign up for private health insurance through Cover Oregon in October and November, making Oregon last in the country.

Cover Oregon's problems are highlighted by the state's dismal enrollment data for October and November contained in a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Though the site has vastly improved since then and the Obama administration's numbers tell only part of Oregon's enrollment story, the HHS report said just 44 residents signed up for private insurance through Cover Oregon from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30.

Oregon was dead last among all states, according to that count. But the tally doesn't include the nearly 100,000 Oregonians who've newly signed up for Medicaid.

Read more at USA Today.

 

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