Once considered a leader, Oregon's insurance exchange still hasn't enrolled anyone

  • Article by: JONATHAN J. COOPER , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 18, 2013 - 10:50 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. — With all the problems facing the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, nowhere is the situation worse or more surprising than in Oregon, a progressive state that has enthusiastically embraced the federal law but has so far failed to enroll a single person in coverage through the state's insurance exchange.

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jbpaperNov. 18, 13 5:22 PM

"Oregon does have one big success to brag about. The state has enrolled 70,000 people in Medicaid, reducing the ranks of the uninsured by more than 10 percent."------ Only a liberal state like Oregon would brag about signing people up for welfare.

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Truckman182Nov. 18, 13 5:45 PM

Not a single person signed up? Unbelievable.....

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bgalbrechtNov. 18, 1310:30 PM

@jbpaper: "Only a liberal state like Oregon would brag about signing people up for welfare." Why is it that the 26 states with Republican governors who are refusing the Medicare expansion have an average of 9.1% poor and uninsured compared to the national average of 8.1%, and 6.8% poor and uninsured for the states with Medicare expansion. I guess from your point of view, Texas ought to be proud that over half of the poor in their state have no health insurance, nearly a quarter of their citizen overall have no insurance and the state's not doing a thing about it. I guess if they really need health insurance, they just need to get another job, eh?

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