Posted on Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021

All Systems Go for American Rescue Plan

May has proven to be one of the busier months of the year so far. Connect for Health Colorado staff have been working tirelessly to get our systems updated and our website re-launched with American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 changes. If you haven’t done so yet, remind your communities that our doors are open…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, May 7, 2021

Reflecting on our 2021 Accomplishments So Far

This week, I wrapped up my annual presentations to the House Public & Behavioral Health & Human Services Committee and the Senate Health & Human Services Committee about 2021 enrollments and what’s ahead for Connect for Health Colorado. It’s a great opportunity to speak directly with policy makers and talk about the good work the…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021

More Savings Available for Coloradans

We announced yesterday that we are now ready to offer Coloradans more tax credits on their health plans. Because of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, more Coloradans will be eligible for savings on their health plans, with additional financial help now available. The American Rescue Plan also lets us provide $0 and low-cost…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, April 9, 2021

By the Numbers Report Launched

At this time of year, usually what keeps us busy is wrapping up all the data from our last enrollment period. We are happy to provide that data through our By the Numbers report. This year we decided to take the report in a new, more virtual direction. We added new sections including an interactive media…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021

Our Doors Are Open

To Our Valued Stakeholders, Spring is officially upon us. And it’s quite a busy time. With the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 officially in place, we are working with the state Division of Insurance and our staff to get ready to implement all of the changes the Plan lays out. We will be ready…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021

One Year into the Pandemic

It is hard to believe that one year ago, Connect for Health Colorado staff were packing up for what we thought might be a few weeks of remote work. We were all letting the news sink in that an actual pandemic was upon us. It was nearly impossible then to predict the year of lives…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021

Black History Month Wraps Up

To wrap up the last week of Black History Month, I participated in an interview with Denver’s DJKTONE for his Black Excellence Series on Instagram Live Wednesday evening. In addition, Connect for Health Colorado is presenting during the Center for African American Health’s Collaborative Black Health Summit this Friday and Saturday. Nationally, we are closely…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021

Legislative Session Begins

It’s that time of year – well, a little later this year, but it’s time. The Colorado Legislative session began this week, with an astounding 240 or so bills released in the first few days. We are eager to have our policymakers back to work and anticipate some activity in the health care space. We…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, February 5, 2021

Uninsured Enrollment Period Announced

Connect for Health Colorado, working with the state Division of Insurance, announced last week that we will offer an Uninsured Enrollment Period between Feb. 8 and May 15. Anyone who is currently uninsured may come through at this time, including people who missed the annual Open Enrollment Period or who is currently without health insurance.…

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