More individuals and families have signed up for health insurance coverage than at this time last year, officials say.
Affordable Care Act (ACA Obamacare)
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.
The Colorado Insurance Commissioner's plan to group resorts with other counties will have to go to White House.