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 Colorado
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.
Rep. Janak Joshi, R-Colorado Springs, said the exchange has had many problems and isn’t working well.
The audit bill unanimously passed a Senate health committee on Wednesday. Another bill to review bonuses at the state healthcare exchange passed on party lines.
The state exchange still has $23 million in federal grant money to pay for startup costs, said interim CEO of Connect for Health Colorado Gary Drews.
As many as 1,900 people struggled on the exchange to see if they qualified for subsidies to help pay for insurance.