Home » Posts tagged with » Affordable Care Act
124,000 Coloradans signed up under ACA

124,000 Coloradans signed up under ACA

Connect for Health Colorado announced Monday that 124,000 Coloradans signed up for private health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Of those, 9.2 percent, or 8,309, are residents of El Paso County. In nearby Teller County, 424 people, or .5 percent of the statewide total, signed up for insurance. Connect for Health Colorado’s open… Continue Reading 124,000 Coloradans signed up under ACA

Between Oct. 1 and Dec. 23, 42,771 Coloradans signed up for private health insurance that takes effect January 1, according to a news release from Connect for Health Colorado. Monday was a record day for shopping volume, with 5,354 Coloradans signing up. Connect for Health Colorado will continue to help people who complete the sign-up… Continue Reading 42,771 Coloradans sign up for health insurance

Continue reading …
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid show ACA savings

Seniors in Colorado saved $91 million on prescription drug costs since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, according to data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Nationally, seniors and people with disabilities with a Medicare prescription drug plan coverage saved $8.9 billion to date this year on their prescription drugs because of ACA.… Continue Reading Centers for Medicare & Medicaid show ACA savings

Continue reading …

ACA seminar for employers Dec. 5 in Springs

Comments Off
ACA seminar for employers Dec. 5 in Springs

If your business will be impacted by the Affordable Care Act, you may want to attend a Dec. 5 event in Colorado Springs. Sponsored by BBSI, a human resources organization, and national small business advocacy organization Small Business Majority, the free seminar will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Webster University, 5475… Continue Reading ACA seminar for employers Dec. 5 in Springs

Continue reading …

Employers have options for ACA

Comments Off

For employers who like to delay the inevitable, there’s some hope. Compliance with Affordable Care Act mandates has a few options to postpone one’s fate. Between 2014 and 2015 lurk dramatic differences in mandates. Starting on the first day of 2015, companies with 50 or more full-time-equivalent employees must offer health insurance coverage with essential… Continue Reading Employers have options for ACA

Continue reading …

Peak Vista Community Health Centers in Colorado Springs has received a grant of $758,333 from the U.S. Health and Human Services, the federal agency announced Thursday. The money will be used at Peak Vista’s North Academy Boulevard location “and will enable us to fund several more providers and six support staff,” said Communications Director Randy… Continue Reading Peak Vista awarded $758,333 federal grant for local services

Continue reading …
New idea shifts medical care

Everybody’s been there — sitting in an emergency room or urgent care clinic for tedious hour after tedious hour, listening to crying children, coughing patients and trying not to touch anything for fear of germs. It’s a scene that’s replayed around the nation, 1.2 billion times a year, and it’s only going to get worse… Continue Reading New idea shifts medical care

Continue reading …

Spend most of a week in Washington, D.C., as a group of 30 local leaders coordinated by the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance just did, talking to people involved with government in many ways — from elected officials to support staffs, lobbyists and federal agency staffers — and soon you hear the same messages, over… Continue Reading D.C. takeaway – battles there can hurt here

Continue reading …

Local CEO: Excise tax hampers innovation

Comments Off

Most of the focus of the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act has focused solely on the insurance provisions in the law — whether it’s legal to require people to have health insurance. But another regulation, found deep in the bill, is causing problems for a company in Colorado Springs. “The medical device tax is… Continue Reading Local CEO: Excise tax hampers innovation

Continue reading …

Health insurance marketplace opens Oct. 1

Comments Off

After years of debate, controversy, delays and attempts to overturn the law, the Affordable Care Act is close to full implementation. Small businesses and individuals can start signing up for health care coverage using the Small Business Health Options Program, or SHOP, on Oct. 1. That coverage will go into effect Jan. 1, and yet… Continue Reading Health insurance marketplace opens Oct. 1

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 41234