Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for Democrats that they hope will be a political winner in November’s elections.
Colorado’s health insurance exchange has doubled its estimate of how many will drop their policies.
The U.S. Supreme Court has uphed a ruling from Denver, saying Hobby Lobby and another privately held companies do not have to pay for birth control.
Colorado has a plan to reduce health insurance premiums in the nation’s most expensive geographic zone.
Colorado health insurance regulators may announce a new plan Friday for geographic rating zones that help determine insurance premiums.
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 another year to offer plans that don’t meet new federal requirements. Insurance regulators announced the change Friday but say they don’t know how many insurers will take up the offer, or how many consumers will sign up to extend non-compliant plans.
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.
With March 31st upon us, we now can see how the federal government is going to deal with the politically sensitive topic of fines for those who have yet to sign up for health insurance.