Colorado's health exchange is waiting for news from the U.S. Supreme Court, but it also faces the challenge of fiscal sustainability.
Connect for Health Colorado
With Colorado grappling with fiscal sustainability, a look at how the other 16 state-run exchanges are managing.
Exchange officials say it's best to underestimate the Medicaid payment in the budget while negotiations continue
The money raised by the increases will help pay to keep Connect for Health running as federal startup money is phased out.
Connect for Health's leaders are crafting a plan they say will make the program financially sustainable.
If the health exchange board approves the 3.5 percent charge for premiums, the fee for a $4,000 yearly plan would go up by $84.
Kevin Patterson is expected to resign as Gov. John Hickenlooper chief administrative officer to become interim chief executive officer of Colorado's Health Insurance Marketplace.
Most people who signed up for insurance in 2015 -- roughly 68 percent -- were re-enrolling.
But the state is warning that folks who don't have coverage by Sunday face a steep fine.