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.
Colorado residents who do not have health care insurance have two weeks to get coverage or pay a fine.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
Over the last year the White House has delayed, extended and adjusted the law more than a dozen times, twice extending the deadline for when business with more than 50 employees have to offer insurance, and the impacts are far reaching.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.