A looming March 31st deadline for signing up for Cover Oregon is no more. You can now sign up for Cover Oregon through April 30th according to an announcement coming out of Governor Kitzhaber’s office.
The extension is no doubt tied to the failure of the state’s computer sign up program that was apparently crippled from the start with horrifically bad management. Still the state is about in the middle of the pack among all 50 states for overall signups, attributed to what has been called heroic efforts by Cover Oregon state workers to move old fashioned paperwork even if computers wouldn’t.
The story is in the Oregonian. Click here.