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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.
Colorado’s signups for private health insurance remain well below worst-case projections, federal data released Wednesday confirm.
Members of Colorado’s health exchange board are concerned people will face a January gap in coverage if they don’t find out in time whether they’re eligible for Medicaid or other subsidies before their policies expire.
The head of Colorado’s state health care exchange is backing off her request for a year-end raise and bonus.