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.
Affordable Care Act (ACA Obamacare)
As many as 1,900 people struggled on the exchange to see if they qualified for subsidies to help pay for insurance.
On Monday, 12,600 people enrolled in health and dental coverage on the state healthcare exchange, more than any single day ever before. That volume lead to more complaints as well.
More individuals and families have signed up for health insurance coverage than at this time last year, officials say.
A rural county in Colorado’s high country saw one of the state’s biggest drops in the number of uninsured. That mirrors a solid decline statewide.
Most people losing coverage were on plans that don’t meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
With the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion well underway, Colorado health providers are coping with hundreds of thousands of new patients.
Researchers attribute the drop to the state's embracing of the Affordable Care Act.
"If you receive tax credits to help lower the cost of your health insurance, there is no reason for concern about your coverage," a state official said.