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  • Weekend reading recommendation: The Summer Lull edition of the HWR August 18, 2017 10:45 pm
    Peggy Salvatore has done an excellent job with this week’s edition of the Health Wonk Review, hosted at her Health System Ed blog. There’s something for everyone, and it makes for some great weekend reading. Two of my favorites in this edition are Harold Pollack’s explanation of why red states that voted for Trump would […] The post Weekend reading recommendation: The Summer Lull edition of the HWR appeared first on Colorado Health Insurance Insider - Colorado Health Insurance Insider - No-cost assistance, quotes, research and support.
    Louise Norris
  • 2017: Made for health wonks June 26, 2017 5:30 am
    Joe Paduda hosted the Health Wonk Review on Friday, and it’s a must-read edition. It coincided perfectly with the release of the long-awaited, top-secret Senate GOP health care reform bill, and Joe’s edition includes an everything-you-need-to-know summary of the Senate bill, written by the inimitable Tim Jost and Sara Rosenbaum. In related news, Joe is […] The post 2017: Made for health wonks appeared first on Colorado Health Insurance Insider - Colorado Health Insurance Insider - No-cost assistance, quotes, research and support.
    Louise Norris
  • Open enrollment for 2018 coverage May 12, 2017 4:25 pm
    Open enrollment for 2018 coverage is scheduled to begin November 1, 2017, and end December 15, 2017. This is shorter than the open enrollment periods that have been used for previous years, and it’s the first time that open enrollment has been scheduled to end before the end of the year. That means everyone’s coverage […] The post Open enrollment for 2018 coverage appeared first on Colorado Health Insurance Insider - Colorado Health Insurance Insider - No-cost assistance, quotes, research and support.
    Louise Norris
  • IRS 2018 HSA Contribution Limits, Minimum Deductibles & Maximum Out-of-Pocket May 9, 2017 4:03 am
    The IRS published Revenue Procedure 2017-37 last week, specifying the IRS 2018 HSA contribution limits, along with the minimum deductibles and maximum out-of-pocket exposure for HSA-qualified plans. IRS 2018 HSA contribution limits * If you have individual coverage under an HSA-qualified plan: $3,450 (up from $3,400 this year) If you have family coverage under an […] The post IRS 2018 HSA Contribution Limits, Minimum Deductibles & Maximum Out-of-Pocket appeared first on Colorado Health Insurance Insider - Colorado Health Insurance Insider - No-cost assistance, quotes, research and support.
    Louise Norris
  • Groundhog Zombie Goes Back to the Future: AHCA Vote Day Health Wonk Review May 5, 2017 11:59 pm
    Yesterday was a bit of a banner day in health care reform circles, with the passage of the AHCA in the House of Representatives. The vote came less than 24 hours after the final amendment was added to the bill, and before the CBO had scored the last three amendments that were added. It’s now […] The post Groundhog Zombie Goes Back to the Future: AHCA Vote Day Health Wonk Review appeared first on Colorado Health Insurance Insider - Colorado Health Insurance Insider - No-cost assistance, quotes, research and support.
    Louise Norris
  • Health care reform: What’s next in Colorado? May 3, 2017 3:50 am
    2017 has been a whirlwind year for health care reform. As rate filing season draws near, there is still considerable uncertainty surrounding the future of the ACA and what lies ahead for health care reform. Here’s a summary of where things stand in Colorado: Failed: Bill to extend premium help to people above 400 percent […] The post Health care reform: What’s next in Colorado? appeared first on Colorado Health Insurance Insider - Colorado Health Insurance Insider - No-cost assistance, quotes, research and support.
    Louise Norris
  • Pre-Passover edition of the HWR at InsureBlog April 6, 2017 4:35 pm
    Hank Stern has done an outstanding job with the Health Wonk Review this week; don’t miss his pre-Passover edition. Hank has factoids about Passover interspersed with ten excellent articles from some of our favorite health wonks. Thanks for hosting, Hank, and Happy Passover! The post Pre-Passover edition of the HWR at InsureBlog appeared first on Colorado Health Insurance Insider - Colorado Health Insurance Insider - No-cost assistance, quotes, research and support.
    Louise Norris