Sneak Peek at New Eligibility System

We have been sharing a “sneak peek” at some of the key changes to our new eligibility system, even as we prepare to roll it out in October. We have had a lot of great feedback from Assisters and Brokers along the way and in recent webinars. We have developed a 10-minute recorded presentation for […]

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Open Enrollment Six on the Calendar

Kids are going back to school, a few stray yellow leaves are appearing in Colorado high country and as of Friday (August 17), we are 75 days from the November 1 start of Open Enrollment. The state Division of Insurance has published a draft regulation for public comment that sets the closing date for January […]

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Healthcare Leader Named to Connect for Health Colorado® Board

Contact: Luke Clarke 720-496-2545, [email protected] DENVER – Annie Lee, an executive with Children’s Hospital and longtime healthcare leader in Colorado, joins the Connect for Health Colorado® Board of Directors following her appointment by Gov. John Hickenlooper. Ms. Lee comes to the board with extensive experience with health insurance assistance programs in Colorado and nationally. The appointment is […]

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Good News in Preliminary 2019 Rate Filings

To Our Valued Stakeholders, The Division of Insurance (DOI) has released encouraging news in the form of 5.94% average increase in the proposed rates for individual health insurance for 2019. The DOI notes in a press release that this is the smallest increase in a number of years and includes a breakdown by metal tier […]

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Improving Our Customer Service

To Our Valued Stakeholders, We had the opportunity Monday to talk with our policy committee about the results of our most recent surveys. That included surveys of new and returning customers, lapsed customers and Colorado residents selected at random. The responses show progress in key areas: Fewer customers reporting technical problems More customers giving positive […]

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Request for Proposal: State-Based Marketplace Support Tools

Please note that Connect for Health Colorado is currently in the process of making a final decision and will announce that decision no later than August 7th. Connect for Health Colorado is soliciting responses from qualified entities that are able to provide a technical and an operational solution to implement three different decision-support tools. The Request […]

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Engaging with Community Partners

To Our Valued Stakeholders, We are always open to engaging with community partners throughout Colorado in a variety of ways. Part of achieving our mission to increase access, affordability and choice for individuals, families and small businesses buying health insurance is raising awareness about the help we can provide. One of the most effective ways […]

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Legislators Recognize Our Progress

To Our Valued Stakeholders, Members of our legislative oversight committee commended our progress when we met on Monday to talk about improvements to our customer service, our 2018-2019 budget and the challenges that come with assisting households with a mix of people enrolled in Connect for Health Colorado financial assistance and Medicaid or CHP+. Chief […]

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Moving Forward on Eligibility System

To Our Valued Stakeholders, We will not be taking any time off this summer on development of our new eligibility system. Our work with stakeholders and technology partners to have a streamlined application in place for the next Open Enrollment Period continues full speed ahead. We added a timeline this week to the web page […]

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New Resource on Eligibility System Development

To Our Valued Stakeholders, We are making great progress in developing our new eligibility system. While there is a lot of work ahead, we know it will bring major improvements to the way Coloradans apply for financial help (Advance Premium Tax Credits and Cost-Sharing Reductions) to lower their health insurance costs. The new system, first discussed […]

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