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.
A Colorado lawmaker is fighting to continue breast cancer screening and treatment for low income women.
Officials say enrollment in Colorado’s health insurance exchange and expanded Medicaid programs topped 138,000 people between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31.
Colorado Medicaid is notifying 1,918 people of an information security breach involving a private contractor employee who sent the information to a personal email account.
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.
Colorado is dramatically behind its goals for getting people to sign up for health insurance under the new health care law, prompting demands from exchange board members for better stewardship of public money.
A quarter-million Coloradans have gotten health insurance cancellation notices; many are complaining about higher premiums in many rural areas; and a new poll reflects deep skepticism in the state about the new health care law.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
The Colorado health-exchange board is pushing for an overhaul to speed complex Medicaid and insurance applications.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.