Over 300 Frequently Asked Questions on ACA

Health Reform FAQs | The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Examples of more interesting questions: I live in one state, but drive across the border every day to work in a different state. What marketplace should I use to buy coverage? Can I buy a plan in the Marketplace if I don’t have a green […]

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2018 Enrollment Resources 1

I will post links to information on various plan options, especially for non compliant ACA options here as I add them to the site. Any plan that is not ACA compliant is not eligible for a tax credit. Added 10/17/2017 United Health Indemnity Brochure Subject to the ACA penalty unless you have a waiver No […]

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Why I can no longer assist with Medicaid/Peak applications

Dear Clients, I apologize in advance but I can no longer assist with Medicaid/Peak applications. There are a number of reasons that I will detail below. #1. I am not paid by either Medicaid or Connect for Health Colorado to work on Medicaid applications. This has been a service that is basically gratis in order […]

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Number of Insurance providers in each Colorado county

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Medicare Open Enrollment coming up

Medicare open enrollment is Oct 15th through December 7th. If you’re on Medicare what does that mean to you? Medicare open enrollment is when you can renew or change your current Part D drug plan or Medicare Advantage (Part C) plan. Hey, what if you’re on a Medicare Supplement? Can you change that during open […]

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Approved Rate Increases for 2018 Individual Market

The Colorado Division of Insurance has approved rate increases for the individual market in 2018. At the present time, only the average rate increases have been released. They are summarized in the table below.   [table id=6 /] The average rate increase across the state is 26.7% according to the division.

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Travel Medical Insurance Really Can Make a Difference

A true story from the Seven Corners website: What do you do?  The phone rings and you find out your daughter, who is half-way around the world, has been seriously injured in a bus accident. That’s exactly what happened to Lawrence G. of St. Joseph, Missouri. Thankfully, his daughter was covered by a travel medical […]

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Nearly 1 in 3 life insurers classify marijuana users as non-smokers

Insurance Forums | Nearly 1 in 3 life insurers classify marijuana users as non-smokers Nearly one-third (29%) of life insurance companies with an underwriting policy in place for marijuana users classify those individuals as non-smokers, according to a new survey. This is definitely good news in Boulder! Keep in mind that being classified as a […]

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Insurance commissioner puts HealthOP on tight leash, requires special fund

Insurance commissioner puts HealthOP on tight leash, requires special fund | Health News Colorado “We feel really well positioned to make positive change in Colorado. Our financials look good. We’re doing better than projections. We met our membership targets,” said Julia Hutchins, CEO of the HealthOP, a member-governed, nonprofit health care cooperative. But Insurance Commissioner […]

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“Do you know how well your kids can see? Are you sure?”

Althouse: “Do you know how well your kids can see? Are you sure?” I’m a mother of three with access to top pediatricians and a network of neurotic moms, yet I was never advised to get my children’s eyes checked. Last summer I took my 4-year-old to an optometrist with an air of confidence that […]

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