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US prosecutors investigate Oregon’s failed health insurance exchange

News from Los Angeles Times: The U.S. attorney’s office in Portland has issued subpoenas to Oregon’s health insurance exchange as part of a grand jury investigation into the spectacular failure of the state’s system, which was never able to enroll consumers online even though it spent more than $ 248 million in taxpayer money on [...]

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Oregon Dumps Failed Health Insurance Exchange

News from InformationWeek: Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange votes to close down state website and send customers to the federal HealthCare.gov website. Crowdfunding The Next Healthcare Hit (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Oregon’s health insurance exchange will shut down, sending state residents instead to the federal HealthCare.gov website — which, for all its [...]

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Another top official resigns from Cover Oregon health insurance exchange

News from The Oregonian: Triz delaRosa, the chief operating officer for the Cover Oregon health insurance exchange, has submitted her resignation, one month after Gov. John Kitzhaber called for her removal. DelaRosa, who’d worked for the exchange since June 2011, is just the latest political casualty of a fiasco that has already seen major turnover [...]

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Maryland fires contractor that built troubled health insurance exchange

News from Washington Post: Maryland is firing the prime contractor that built its online health insurance marketplace, which has so many structural defects that the state might soon have to abandon all or parts of the system that cost tens of millions of dollars to build. The vote to jettison Noridian Healthcare Solutions came Sunday [...]

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Private exchange sees surge in health care enrollment

News from USA TODAY: Walgreens pharmacist Jennifer de Jesus administers a free influenza vaccine to Ana Navarro, 33, during the Binational Health Week event at the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles.(Photo: Damian Dovarganes, AP) Story Highlights Enrollment through the eHealth private exchange jumped 50% in 2013 Company CEO attributes increase to the Affordable Care Act [...]

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California takes down online health insurance exchange for small businesses

News from Washington Post: The nation’s most populous state has elected to temporarily shutter its new online health insurance marketplace for small business only four months after it launched, dealing yet another blow to a key element of the health care law meant to lower costs for employers. California officials on Wednesday announced they are [...]

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Hiccups persist in California health insurance exchange

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Minnesota Slams IBM On Health Insurance Exchange Woes

News from InformationWeek: IBM sends additional resources to work on Minnesota’s state-run MNsure website after Gov. Mark Dayton blames company for problems processing applications for health insurance. Add Minnesota’s state-run MNsure website to the list of troubled health insurance exchanges. The site launched October 1, but it’s plagued by problems that Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton [...]

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Health-insurance sign-ups on US exchange top 1.1 million in initial enrollment …

News from Washington Post: More than 1.1 million Americans signed up for a health-care plan through the federal health insurance marketplace during its initial enrollment period, with more than 975,000 enrolling in December alone, the Obama administration announced Sunday. The new figures, which came as the administration reworked its computer system to extend the deadline for [...]

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Conn. health insurance exchange gets new name

News from San Francisco Chronicle: HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange is getting a new name. The online health insurance marketplace, a key component of the federal health care overhaul law, will now be called Access Health CT. Jason Madrak, Access Health CT’s chief marketi……….. continues on San Francisco Chronicle. Continue Reading [...]

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