DOI approves 2023 rates
Finally. You can view the web page of the release here.
For 2023, Colorado has introducing standardized plans that all providers must offer. The following links will provide you additional information. Colorado Option Overview (pdf) Colorado Option Legislation and Summary of Benefits and Coverage for all plans including Cost Sharing Reduction Silver plans. (pdf) Colorado Option Presentation (pdf – 11 pages) SBC Bronze Standardized Plan (pdf) […]
Division of Insurance Approves 2023 rates
Hmmm, 6 days before open enrollment? Why not sooner? You can read their press release here.
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A Colorado plan to dramatically lower health insurance prices for some now awaits federal approval
The Colorado Sun explains how the propose State reinsurance system will work. A Colorado plan to dramatically lower health insurance prices for some now awaits federal approval Here are five numbers to better understand the reinsurance program, which would help people who buy health coverage on their own The state assists insurance companies with claims […]
No Short Term Plans in Colorado. Options?
The Colorado Division of Insurance effectively regulated short term plans out of Colorado on April 1. Here is their press release: Updated regulation to govern short-term health plans in Colorado. Are there other coverage options available? It turns out there are and you can read about this in this article – If I can’t buy […]
More than half of all premature deaths among MEN are preventable.
MEN, go to the doctor. Don’t ignore this factoid: The statistics are staggering: seven million American men have not attended a physician’s appointment in more than 10 years. Two-thirds of men would not seek a health care professional if they were experiencing chest pain or shortness of breath, two early warning signs of a heart […]
How Summit County residents, fed up with high health care prices, banded together and negotiated a better deal
The newly formed Peak Health Alliance negotiated rates with the local hospital – How Summit County residents, fed up with high health care prices, banded together and negotiated a better deal The Peak Health Alliance was able to get its local hospital to lower prices by 20%. Colorado officials hope it can become a model for […]
Medicare Premiums Snafu Affects 250,000 Social Security Recipients
If you pay your Part D drug plan premiums directly, this issue does not affect you – Medicare Premiums Snafu Affects 250,000 Social Security Recipients But now, about 250,000 seniors who opted to have their Medicare premiums taken out of their Social Security checks are getting bills for as much as five months of unpaid premiums. Because […]
Kaiser Leaving Eagle and Summit Counties
As reported by the Vail Daily, Kaiser will be not offering coverage in the individual market for 2020 in Eagle and Summit counties. Kaiser serves approximately 4,400 members in Summit and Eagle counties, less than 5 percent of the Eagle/Summit County market and less than 1 percent of Kaiser’s total membership in Colorado, Whited said.“We […]