Connect for Health Colorado Supports the Standardized Health Benefit Plan Colorado Option

Statement by Chief Executive Officer Kevin Patterson

DENVER — On Monday, Connect for Health Colorado’s Board of Directors voted in support of HB21-1232, Standardized Health Benefit Plan Colorado Option. Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Patterson, elaborated on the support stance:

“This bill affects our customers by providing better plan choice. The availability of standardized plans simplifies the comparison process and will make it easier for Coloradans to find the right coverage for their needs— one of our strategic goals. I’m confident that this bill will further our mission to increase access, affordability and choice for individuals, families and small businesses seeking health coverage in our state.”

HB21-1232 moves on to the Senate for committee hearing.


About Connect for Health Colorado  

Connect for Health Colorado is a public, non-profit entity established by the Colorado General Assembly in 2011 to create a health insurance Marketplace.  Since 2013, we’ve been helping individuals, families and small employers compare plans, apply for financial help and buy health insurance. As Colorado’s official health insurance marketplace, we are the only place to apply for financial help to lower the monthly cost of premiums. Customers can shop online; get help by phone or online chat from Customer Service Center representatives; and access expert help from a statewide network of certified Brokers and community-based Assisters. For more information:

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