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Colorado Health Insurance Premiums To Increase

The Colorado Division of Insurance announced that those shopping for health insurance on the private market in Colorado next year, may pay an average of 27% more for their premiums. Health insurance providers requested the increase to help cover the Continue reading

Coloradans To Pay More For Insurance

Health-Insurance-Rates-294The Colorado Division of Insurance announced earlier this week that premiums for individual insurance plans are expected to increase by over 20% in Colorado in 2017. The news comes on the heels of a May announcement from United Health Care and Humana in which the companies declared they will no longer offer individual plans for Colorado residents in 2017. The Colorado Division of Insurance announced in June that approximately Continue reading

Health Insurance Fees Raised

Health-Insurance-Rates-294The board of directors of Colorado’s health insurance exchange has raised fees that will be passed on to consumers. The increase approved Thursday to 3.5 percent from 1.4 percent of premiums means a family of four paying monthly premiums of $1,000, for example, would see its assessment more than double from $14 a month to $35. The board also increased a flat monthly Continue reading

Health Exchange Considers Raising Fees

Health-Insurance-Rates-294The board of directors of Colorado’s health insurance exchange met yesterday to consider staff proposals for increasing revenue that include securing Medicaid reimbursements and raising administrative fees. Administrative fees are now 1.4 percent of premiums and insurance companies typically pass them on to the consumers who find plans on the exchange. Continue reading

Club 20 Identifies Top Ten Issues for Session

club 20-229Club 20 held their informational meeting and county caucuses in Craig Thursday. During the meeting the group identified their Top Ten issues they would like the state legislature to take up during the next Continue reading

Study Shows Premiums Have Skyrocketed Under Obamacare

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300A non-partisan, independent health insurance research organization, HealthPocket, examined the average health insurance premiums in the first year of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and compared them to the averages found in the pre-reform market it replaced. Premiums in the pre-reform and Obamacare individual health Continue reading

Health Insurance Board Increases Premiums

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Premiums for health insurance in Colorado are on the rise. State regulators have approved more than 1,000 health insurance plans offered by 20 carriers for 2015 that, on statewide average, will increase premiums by 1.18 percent over last year. Insurance commissioner Marguerite Salazar says the average premium increase breaks down into Continue reading