Oregon Officials Abandon State Insurance Exchange, Turn To Federal Exchange

Mealey's (June 11, 2015, 3:40 PM EDT) -- DURHAM, Ore. — Oregon dumped its failed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) state exchange at an agency board meeting on April 25, 2014, with the governing body unanimously adopting a technology workgroup suggestion that the federal exchange provided the most reliable and least costly option going forward.

Cover Oregon, the state program governing the exchange, spent $181,580,585 on it over the course of three years, according to documents presented at the Cover Oregon Board of Directors meeting.

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During the meeting, officials said they...
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