With open enrollment for the thousands of Coloradans on the individual and small-group health insurance markets coming next week, state Rep. Dylan Roberts of Avon is touting years of work, mostly by Democrats, to bring down costs in the state’s underserved rural areas.
Hickenlooper Pushes to Extend Health Insurance Savings
Coloradans who don’t get their health insurance through their employer and have to buy it on the individual market are saving hundreds of dollars a month in 2022 thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the federal stimulus package passed earlier this year by Democrats.
CO Health Care Advocates Say New Policies Are Keeping Insurance Rates Stable
Yesterday, Colorado’s Division of Insurance released finalized health insurance rates for 2022. Individual market premiums will increase 1.1% while small group (businesses with 2-100 employees) market premiums will increase 4.4%.
The Pandemic Forced My Transgender Wife To Fight With Our Insurance Company Over Hormones
By Helen Santoro, Kaiser Health News
Hickenlooper Commits to Fighting for Health Care Equity at Event Featuring State Lawmakers and Advocates
Speaking at an event Monday in front of the Colorado Capitol, U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) committed to fighting for health care equity, saying Congress has the responsibility to both expand health care coverage and lower costs.
Former Health Insurance Exec: Coloradans Should Be Wary of Anti-Public Option Propaganda
To the good people of Colorado, I offer a warning and a confession.
Cory Gardner Wants to Eliminate Obamacare, Insists GOP Solutions Will Cover Preexisting Conditions
At a Colorado Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week, Sen. Gardner (R-CO) once again confirmed his desire to repeal Obamacare, without offering a plan to protect people with preexisting conditions from losing their insurance coverage.
After Expanding Medicaid, Colorado’s Death Rate from Heart-Related Diseases Slowed
Yesterday, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported lower cardiovascular mortality among middle-aged adults in states that expanded Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) compared to states that did not.
This Health Care Legislation Could Save Coloradans Hundreds of Dollars a Month on Insurance
There’s an important health care bill moving through Colorado’s legislature, but if the word “reinsurance” doesn’t exactly grab your attention as you scroll through your news feed, you might have missed it.
Senate Legislation Aims to Pilot a Public Option Health Insurance Program
State Sen. Kerry Donovan (D-Vail) and State Rep. Dylan Roberts (D-Eagle) are co-sponsoring a bill that outlines a public health insurance pilot program aimed at lowering costs and providing more options for consumers in rural and mountain communities.