Life Events and the Premium Tax Credits

If you are taking advantage of the premium tax credit on a health insurance marketplace and have recently had a change in circumstance through a life event such as marriage or a new job, it is necessary to inform the Health Insurance Marketplace to assure you are receiving the proper amount of assistance. What qualifies as a life event, and why is this important? The following article has the details.

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Colorado’s Unique Approach to Funding State Health Insurance

Colorado is one of 17 states, including the District of Columbia, that has a state exchange marketplace. In lieu of using the federal exchange, these states have been funding and operating their own. Recently, Colorado has levied a new fee in order to help fund this state exchange. However, this fee would apply to all policies, not just those purchased on the exchange. An article from Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) discusses the CO Marketplace.