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.
Colorado residents who do not have health care insurance have two weeks to get coverage or pay a fine.
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.