Oracle files lawsuit over Cover Oregon debacle

The software company behind Cover Oregon called out the U.S. Department of Health in Human Services in the suit, claiming it failed to investigate allegations of wrongdoing.

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Oracle filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Washington D.C. Though Oregon is not named as the defendant, it’s the latest move in a lengthy battle between the software company and the state over who is responsible for the $300 million failure.

An attorney for Oracle, John Cooney, says the Affordable Care Act requires Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell to investigate allegations of misconduct involving exchanges, and has failed to so in Oregon or elsewhere.

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Earlier this month, Oracle refuted allegations that emails revealed the company was aware of problems with the Cover Oregon website.

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