A helpful primer on key numbers and impact of the Affordable Care Act as it stands right now in Colorado.
Connect for Health Colorado
As Republicans in Washington move ahead to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a bill from Colorado GOP lawmakers to repeal the state’s health exchange has been introduced — putting the exchange on shaky ground.
Roughly half of uninsured Coloradans got insurance through Obamacare, but President-elect Donald Trump says one of his first actions will be a repeal. For now, the key word is uncertainty.
Open enrollment to sign up for health insurance for 2017 starts Tuesday and Coloradans can expect sharp price increases for 2017.
- UnitedHealthcare and Humana cited heavy losses from joining Connect For Health Colorado.Read more
- Spokesman Luke Clarke says the discussion was sparked by state lawmakers who are concerned about the exchange’s sustainability as federal grant money winds down.Read more
- The exchange, Connect for Health, made that move to help deal with a heavy volume of customers. Inclement weather leading up to the deadline played a role in the decision too.Read more
- Frustrated Roaring Fork Valley residents told state officials Thursday they have few insurance options and are dealing with soaring costs.Read more