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New health insurance plan aimed at cutting costs is headed to Colorado governor’s desk – Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado 2021-06-08 10:11:55 –

A Colorado bill aimed at reducing the cost of health insurance will pass through the Colorado General Assembly and be sent to the governor. The governor has shown that it is a top priority for his office.

HB21-1232 The full public option, the state was supposed to offer an insurance plan, was frustrated during the negotiations. The Colorado House, which received final approval on Monday night, has undergone some changes.

Under the bill, the state Insurance Company Offers Colorado Health Insurance Option By January 1, 2023, in all 64 counties. It will be available in the individual and small group markets, which cover approximately 15% of Colorado’s population, and by 2025, its premiums will be insured by the insurer in 2021 (medical inflation adjusted). Should be 15% less than). It also benchmarks the types of care covered by the plan, including pediatric care and other basic benefits.

Bill sponsors hope that this measure will allow uninsured people to buy insurance.

“In the end, we created the’Colorado Option’, which means it will be available to all Colorados who want to buy it, and will be of high quality at an affordable price.” Avon Democrat Dylan Roberts said above. “And we’re no longer just about what insurers want to offer and where they want to offer it, but we realize that every resident of Colorado is worth access to an affordable insurance plan.”

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