September 15th, 2023 – Friday Health stopped covering new health insurance claims on September 1st, but some reports estimate that as many as 5000 people in Colorado are still uninsured.
If you are one of those 5000 uninsured people in Colorado, the good news is that you can still get new health insurance. August 31st was the first day of a 60 day Special Enrollment Period in which you can enroll in new health insurance coverage.
Deciphering all the differences in the carrier networks, deductibles, copays, coinsurance and medication coverage is complicated. Fortunately, there are professionals available ready to help you and at absolutely no extra cost to you. Follow the link to get free personal assistance from one of Colorado Health Insurance Brokers’ licensed brokers.
We can help regardless of if you have lost coverage from Friday Health, if you are one of the 325,000 people in Colorado are expected to lose Health First Colorado/Medicaid coverage this year or if you have recently experienced a job loss and the COBRA premiums are simply too high.
Other common Qualifying Events that can trigger a 60 day Special Enrollment Period include, but are not limited to:
- Marriage or civil union
- Birth or adoption
- Your employer-provided coverage is no longer available
- Newly ineligible for Health First Colorado (Medicaid)
- Moving to Colorado from out of state
- Employer-sponsored coverage becomes unaffordable
Let us help you evaluate your health insurance plan options available both through the health insurance marketplace and carrier direct to help you find the best coverage at the lowest available price. Our services are completely free and there is no extra cost to use a broker.
Depending on where you live, the provider network choices may include: Anthem Pathways HMO (Colorado’s largest network of providers), Anthem Pathways Essentials HMO, Cigna Connect EPO, Denver Health Elevate HMO, Kaiser HMO and Kaiser Select HMO, Rocky Mountain Health Plans (HMO in select rural mountain, valley and western slope counties), United Healthcare Doctor’s Choice HMO (in select Front Range counties).