Two New Laws to Increase Access, Affordability and Choice

Contact: Monica Caballeros, [email protected], 720-496-2574

Denver— Connect for Health Colorado® Chief Executive Officer Kevin Patterson released the following statement after Gov. Polis’ ceremonial signing of two bills, the Health Care Coverage Easy Enrollment Program (HB20-1236) and the Health Insurance Affordability Enterprise (SB20-215), this Monday:

“I thank Governor Polis for signing these important bills into law. They will both shape our future ability to provide coverage and financial help to thousands more Coloradans. I look forward to working closely with our Marketplace partners to find board members to oversee these innovative programs over the next few months. I am excited that Colorado continues to find new and innovative ways to ensure our residents can get the coverage and care that they need.”


About Connect for Health Colorado

Connect for Health Colorado is a public, nonprofit 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: