Posted on Posted on Friday, August 19, 2022

Technical Updates to Our System Complete

To Our Valued Stakeholders, It is getting to be that time of year when the Connect for Health Colorado staff are diving in to preparations for this coming Open Enrollment. Lots more to come on that shortly. We recently completed a long running technology project referred to as our “legacy replacement project.”  This project replaced…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, August 12, 2022

Inflation Reduction Act

Earlier this week, I participated in a community event with Senators Hickenlooper and Bennett to celebrate the Inflation Reduction Act passing through the Senate. Over the past few months, I have shared stories and data with our Senators and members of Congress about how these savings have made coverage more affordable. In many cases, they…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022

New Connect for Health Colorado Board Members Named

We welcomed two new board members this week. Governor Polis recently appointed Allison Neswood and Mara Baer, both of whom have impressive backgrounds in health policy and implementation work. Allison Neswood is a Staff Attorney with the Native American Rights Fund, where she leads enforcement of voting rights for Native language minority groups. She previously…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022

CMS Administrator Visit to Colorado

This week, I had the honor of joining Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Health and Human Services (HHS) Regional Director Lily Griego, and CMS Regional Administrator John Hannigan as they visited Colorado to discuss making health coverage more affordable and accessible, key pillars of our mission. I joined the Administrator…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, June 10, 2022

Bill Signing

Now that the legislative session is over, the governor has been busy signing bills into law. It was exciting to be part of the bill signing at the Capitol for SB-81, a bill that gives us additional resources to raise awareness about the Marketplace. I again want to thank the prime bill sponsors — Representatives…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022

DC Visit

This week, I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C., to meet with CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, HHS Deputy Secretary Andrea Palm, members of the Biden Administration and Congressional staff. Several other State Based Marketplace leaders and I joined together to push for the continuation of the American Rescue Plan subsidies and benefits that…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022

Legislative Session in the Books

The 2022 legislative session wrapped up just before midnight on Wednesday. Although we know we aren’t quite finished with the pandemic, it sure was exciting to be able to participate in this year’s legislative session in person. I am thrilled I had the opportunity to see so many policy makers, advocates and friends in recent…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, April 8, 2022

Record Enrollments Reported

Springtime is upon us which means we’ve had enough time to dig into our data from this year’s Open Enrollment Period. We are thrilled to share the official report, By The Numbers. In it, we provide an interactive deep dive into the overall story of the enrollment period. You’ll see our enrollment numbers overall and…

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