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Health Insurance Exchanges Open Tomorrow With Delays

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

The health insurance exchanges are to open tomorrow, October 1, and there is a lot of anticipation behind how the online exchanges will pan out.  According to Yahoo! Finance, some state residents and small businesses will be unable to enroll in the online exchanges tomorrow due to technical difficulties.  This is causing a lot of […]

Sample Colorado health insurance rate comparison

Posted on: August 26th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As some states have begun to release the rates of plans available on their respective exchanges. We thought we would provide an apples to apples comparison of how specific shopper profiles would be affected.  As mentioned in a previous post,  when state representatives allude to average rate increases for their state, their analysis at times seems […]

Advertising For Online Insurance Marketplaces to Heat Up

Posted on: August 1st, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As October 1st rapidly approaches, there is much work to be done in increasing the awareness of the uninsured in this country.  Kaiser Family Foundation’s April Tracking Poll found that 42% of all those surveyed were unaware of ACA status.  Furthermore, more than half of those age 18-29 (51%) and with household incomes <$30k (59%) […]

Online Health Insurance Marketplace Participation

Posted on: May 30th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As October rapidly approaches, participation by health insurance companies within the various state online marketplaces is starting to come into focus. The Maryland Online Marketplace, better know as “Maryland Health Connection” Announced yesterday that 12 health insurers plan to offer plans via their exchange.  The list of participating plans include: Aetna, BEST Life & Health, […]

Colorado Health Insurance Exchange Update for 2012

Posted on: January 27th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

As previously mentioned, many states are working towards health insurance exchanges in response to health care reform.  Colorado specifically has a plan in place to incorporate an effective exchange.  The state started their exchange process back in 2006 with the appointment of a Blue Ribbon Commission for Health Care Reform. By 2008, they had recommended […]

Health Exchanges Coming to More States

Posted on: May 20th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Montana, Colorado and North Dakota health insurance are all moving forward with health care exchanges but this comes after a long struggle according to the article by CivSourceOnline.com.  In Montana, Republicans oppose the health exchanges.  In North Dakota, paperwork is on its way to the Governor for them to sign that will put in the […]

Denver Medicare Health Plans

Posted on: December 31st, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

According to MedicareNewsWatch.com, the following are the top Medicare Health Plans (based solely on value) in Denver Colorado, depending on the applicants health status: For applicants in good health, the Denver Medicare plans were ranked as follows: Anthem Sure Value Basic (Annual estimated out of pocket costs $431) Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage Core ($460) Secure […]

Children Health Insurance

Posted on: September 17th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Children-Only Health Insurance Going Away” by Dayle Cedars on TheDenverChannel.com, thousands of children in Colorado will soon have less options for their own individual health insurance policies, and health care reform may to be to blame. 7NEWS has discovered that several large health insurance companies are no longer offering child-only health […]

PPO Insurance Quote in Colorado

Posted on: May 4th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Getting a PPO insurance quote in Colorado is made easier with JD Power’s recent release of their 2010 Health Insurance Plan Study.  The Award recipient went to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan which received the best rankings.  Knowing this is the best rated health insurance plan, shopping around is made a little easier. Other companies ranked […]

Colorado Health Insurance Companies Facing Fines

Posted on: April 7th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Colorado Fines Two Health Insurers” found on News In Brief on ama-assn.org, Colorado’s Division of Insurance has placed 2 fines against large health insurance plans back in March.  This was based on reviews of Colorado health insurance companies’ business practices. One company was Aetna which was fined a total of $624,000 […]