Connect for Health Colorado® Urges Residents to Shop by December 15 for January Coverage

DENVER –  Nearly 42,000 Coloradans signed up for a health insurance plan through Connect for Health Colorado’s Marketplace between Nov. 1 and Nov. 30. Approximately 70 percent of applicants qualify for financial help in the first month of the Open Enrollment period. Residents must sign up for a plan by Dec. 15, 2019 to have coverage in place by Jan. 1, 2020, however, Open Enrollment runs through Jan. 15, 2020.

Coloradans can sign up for a Marketplace plan online, over the phone or in person with a certified enrollment expert. Connect for Health Colorado has 23 enrollment centers to provide residents with walk-in help at different times throughout the week. Residents can also schedule an appointment.

“We partner with hundreds of local brokers and assisters so that residents in every corner of the state can find the best plan for their budget and health needs,” said Chief Executive Officer Kevin Patterson. “I urge residents to visit a nearby enrollment center or schedule an appointment with one of our experts before Dec. 15.”

Connect for Health Colorado enrollment teams organized events across the state ahead of the Dec. 15 deadline. Residents can find in-person assistance at more than 15 events from Glenwood Springs to Pueblo. To find help near you, visit


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, in-person help from a statewide network of certified Brokers and community-based Assisters. For more information: