SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)
— Oregon Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum has announced the state of
Oregon, Oracle America Inc. and Oracle reseller Mythics Inc. have agreed to a
settlement in the Oregon health care exchange case.
The settlement includes the
dismissal with prejudice of all litigation surrounding the exchange.
agreement ends years of turmoil and taxpayer expense related to the troubled
health exchange program I dissolved months ago,” Governor Kate Brown said.
“Since the demise of Cover Oregon, we have helped
nearly 98 percent of Oregon children and 94 percent of adults obtain health
care coverage. Now let’s focus on getting to 100 percent."
Oracle must provide
Oregon with an unlimited license agreement for its software and for technical
support for six years at no cost to the state. Additionally, the company will
provide the state with discounts on future purchases, as well as fund the Oracle
STEM Education Program. This program will give $10 million to STEM programs
“I want to
thank the teams from Oregon and Oracle who have worked so hard to find a way to
put this unfortunate episode behind us," Rosenblum said. "This settlement outcome is a 'win-win' for the people of Oregon—without the expense and continued
impact on our collective psyche."