Cover Oregon consultant bills cost $600K

Cover Oregon consultant bills cost $600K

Clyde Hamstreet, the consultant hired to fix the troubled health care exchange, cost the state nearly $600,000.

Hamstreet was initially signed to a $100,000 contract in April but the scope of his contract grew and the dollar amount was amended as well.

He was hired for a four-to-six-week job that extended into five months because the reorganization turned out to be a bigger job than expected.

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