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Colorado’s health insurance exchange has doubled its estimate of how many will drop their policies.
Four Western Slope counties have the highest insurance rates in the country, and time is running out for thousands of Coloradans there who are trying to get less expensive health care.
Colorado will give health insurers more time to offer plans that don’t meet the new federal requirements under the Affordable Care Act.
More than a quarter-million Coloradans got health insurance in time to comply with the new health law.
Some were excited to get health insurance, and others just wanted to avoid federal fines as Colorado joined the national sprint on the final day to meet the new health insurance mandate.
Democrats made quick work Wednesday of a Republican plan to reimburse residents fined next year for not buying health insurance, rejecting the proposal 7-4.
Colorado’s state-run insurance exchange says it’s on track to be self-sustaining by next year, telling lawmakers that enrollment is perking up and that taxes on premiums should be lower than in states using the federal exchange.
Nearly a third of the Coloradans signing up for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law are 55 or older.
Officials say enrollment in Colorado’s health insurance exchange and expanded Medicaid programs topped 138,000 people between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31.
Just one more shopping day left, Colorado. Not for Christmas. For health insurance.