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Oregon Could Go Back To State-Based Health Exchange

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 17, 2015

Costs will go up if Oregon sticks with the federally run So, the state is exploring other options.

Catching Up With Cover Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2015

TUESDAY: Lawmakers voted recently to dissolve Cover Oregon, but lawsuits over the state's failed health insurance exchange drag on.

Urban Versus Rural Health Care Premiums

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 16, 2014

Diane Lund-Muzikant joins us for an update on health care premiums under the Affordable Care Act, following the Dec. 15 deadline to re-enroll for healthcare coverage.

Oregon Braces For Open Enrollment With Federal Website

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 10, 2014

MONDAY: Open enrollment begins November 15. That's when Oregonians who previously enrolled in a private plan using Cover Oregon must re-enroll via

Oracle Claims Copyright Infringement Over Cover Oregon Software

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2014

FRIDAY: We'll examine the latest turn in the legal battle between the state of Oregon and the tech company Oracle.

Lawmakers Hold Hearings On Cover Oregon, E-Cigarettes And More

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 16, 2014

TUESDAY: Oregon lawmakers are in Salem this week holding hearings on issues that are likely to get a lot of attention in the 2015 legislative session.

Oregon Insurance Commissioner Discusses Health Coverage

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 20, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Laura Cali, Oregon's Insurance Commissioner, about last week's ruling on autism treatment, new rates for individual health plans, and more.

Conflicting Court Rulings On Federal Health Care Subsidies

OPB | Broadcast: July 23, 2014

TUESDAY: Two appeals courts were divided on the issue of whether states that had not set up their own health care exchanges can receive federal subsidies.

Cover Oregon Transitions To The Federal System

OPB | Broadcast: June 18, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll get a progress report on Oregon's switch over from the state's failed health insurance exchange website to the federal

Healthcare News Update

OPB | Broadcast: June 10, 2014

TUESDAY: We check in with The Lund Report's executive editor about Cover Oregon, hospital mergers, health insurance rates, and more.

News Roundtable: May 23, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: May 23, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

HHS Nominee Wants Money Back From Failed Exchanges

OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2014

TUESDAY: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nominee, Sylvia Matthews Burwell, says she'd like to retrieve federal money from states like Oregon whose healthcare exchange has failed.

Cover Oregon Postmortem With Board Chair Liz Baxter

OPB | Broadcast: April 29, 2014

TUESDAY: The Cover Oregon board voted to abandon the flawed state-run exchange and adopt the federal website. We'll hear why the site had to die.

News Roundtable: April 25, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: April 25, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Oregon's Tech Czar Recommends Cover Oregon Switch To Fed Exchange

OPB | Broadcast: April 24, 2014

THURSDAY: Alex Pettit, Oregon's chief information officer, says the state should drop its own insurance exchange in favor of the federal system. Cover Oregon's board decides on Friday.

Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: April 22, 2014

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about the stories on her radar.

News Roundtable: April 18, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: April 18, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

News Roundtable: April 11, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: April 11, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Replacing Cover Oregon Site Cheaper Than Fixing It

OPB | Broadcast: April 7, 2014

MONDAY: A report prepared by a consultant to Cover Oregon shows fixing the Oregon insurance exchange is far more costly than replacing it.

Report Finds Many Flaws In Cover Oregon Oversight

OPB | Broadcast: March 21, 2014

FRIDAY: An independent analysis of Oregon's health insurance exchange finds state agencies and Oracle were both responsible for Cover Oregon's failures.