Posted on Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period

To Our Valued Stakeholders, As every day seems to bring additional news about COVID-19, we are in uncharted territory. At Connect for Health Colorado, we are ready to do our part to help protect the health and well-being of as many Coloradans as possible, and help further our mission of providing access to health coverage.…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020

Support for House Bill 1349

Since I last reported out to you, our Board or Directors took a support stance on House Bill 1349, the Colorado Affordable Health Care Option bill. On Wednesday evening, our Chief Policy & Relationships Officer, Monica VanBuskirk, testified in support of the bill. We also issued a press release that shares more about our organization’s…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, March 6, 2020

Colorado Affordable Health Care Option bill

To Our Valued Stakeholders, We are about halfway through the legislative session this year, and we are seeing a lot of activity in health policy. House Bill 1349, the Colorado Affordable Health Care Option bill, was released yesterday. If enacted, the bill would a state option on our Marketplace. I issued a statement about the…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, February 7, 2020

Shifting State and Federal Landscapes

To Our Valued Stakeholders, You likely saw the recent Supreme Court rulings on the Public Charge process and injunctions. I issued a statement immediately following the ruling, and my team developed a resource document that includes a list of immigration attorneys. We remain concerned about the confusion this new rule will cause, and we will…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, January 24, 2020

Rural Voices

To Our Valued Stakeholders, While our seventh Open Enrollment period is now closed, we know our work is never really done. We will continue enrolling Coloradans with qualifying life events throughout the year. Connect for Health Colorado staff and I visited with community leaders at the 2020 Voices of Rural Colorado this week. I was…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, January 17, 2020

Wrapping Up Our Seventh Open Enrollment Period

To Our Valued Stakeholders, We’ve come to the end of another successful Open Enrollment period, which closed on Wednesday night. I appreciate the support around the state — I know many of you worked tirelessly to help Coloradans enroll in their 2020 health insurance. We reported this morning that nearly 167,000 Coloradans selected health coverage…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020

Last Push for 2020 Coverage

To Our Valued Stakeholders, I hope you had a restful holiday season. As I reflect on the past year, I am grateful for your hard work and support. As you may know, the deadline for 2020 coverage is Wednesday, Jan. 15. Our enrollment teams have not let up on the gas one bit as we head toward…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, December 20, 2019

Strong Enrollments So Far

To Our Valued Stakeholders, As we enter the holidays, I am happy to report that we completed our first deadline for enrollments for the Plan Year 2020, seeing strong enrollments thus far. We reported this morning through a press release that more than 153,000 Coloradans made plan selections for 2020 coverage. But as you all…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, December 13, 2019

Final Push for Jan. 1 Coverage

To Our Valued Stakeholders, As you all know, this Sunday is the last chance for people to sign up for Jan. 1 coverage, although we do stay open until Jan. 15. We’ve been working hard to get the word out about the deadline in this final week. You may have seen that Governor Polis penned…

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Posted on Posted on Friday, December 6, 2019

Nearing the Dec. 15 deadline

To Our Valued Stakeholders, I hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving with family and friends. As we come back from that holiday, we are quickly nearing the Dec. 15 deadline for Coloradans who want to be covered on Jan. 1, 2020. Yesterday, we reported our enrollment numbers through the end of November. Nearly 42,000 Coloradans signed…

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