Clients in the News

Healthier Colorado Recognizes Lawmakers

11/02/2017
Colorado Politics:  Four Colorado legislators will stand up alongside football legend Herschel Walker as Healthier Colorado recognizes their legislative touchdown, Senate Bill 207, which puts money and a plan in place to keep people in mental health crisis from being housed in local jails awaiting a hospital bed. Read more »»

HealthPocket Study on 2016 Deductibles

06/01/2016
Forbes: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) cost sharing reduction (CSR) program received significant attention last month after U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary Collyer ruled that the Obama administration has unlawfully been distributing billions of taxpayer dollars through the program. Read more »»

AgileHealthInsurance Offers Tips for College Grads

05/20/2016
Chicago Tribune: You've just graduated from college and you're feeling invincible. But what if you're in an accident or have a health issue? Before you head out into the world, take a few minutes to think about health insurance. Read more »

Sam Gibbs Discusses Surge in Term Health Insurance

04/10/2016
Wall Street Journal: Sales of short-term health insurance are up sharply since the health law’s major provisions took effect in 2014, according to insurance agencies. New sales figures show the temporary policies, traditionally sold to consumers who are trying to fill coverage gaps for a few months, have continued their surge recently— Read more »

Sam Gibbs Discusses HealthCare.gov Enrollment

02/08/2016
Modern Healthcare: HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell says the tally of 12.7 million people who signed up for 2016 coverage through the insurance exchanges means the Affordable Care Act has created “a product that people want and need.” Read more »

HealthPocket Study on 2016 Deductibles

01/13/2016
New Republic: "The fall of the iron curtain led to the rise of a curious industry in Hungary. In 1992, the dentist Béla Bátorfi began treating a certain Viktor Orbán, who—as luck would have it for the savvy dentist—would go on to have a highly successful career as a conservative politician..." Read more »

Healthier Colorado on New Rules for Child Care Centers

01/02/2016
The Denver Post: "An overhaul to the rules for licensed child care centers in Colorado is getting praise from health and child advocates for provisions that ban sugary drinks, limit television viewing and require playground time and healthy meals...." Read More »

HealthPocket Study on Rising Premiums

12/26/2015
The Motley Fool: "Next year is a big one for Obamacare, as several major changes are set to go into effect. Specifically, more employers are now required to offer health coverage to full-time employees, penalties for not obtaining coverage are more severe, and your healthcare premiums may rise significantly...." Read More »

Healthier Colorado on Soda, Screen Time and Exercise

12/08/2015
9 News: "The Colorado Board of Human Services approved new nutrition and physical activity standards for the roughly 2,100 licensed child-care facilities and preschools in the state. It will also require facilities to limit 'screen time.'..." Read More »

AgileHealthInsurance Discusses Insurance Market

12/07/2015
Fox Business: "UnitedHealth Group (UNH), the nation's biggest healthcare insurer, says offering coverage on the Obamacare exchanges was a bad decision that resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars of losses. In fact, CEO Stephen Hemsley told investors last week that he may pull the company's offerings...." Read More »

AgileHealthInsurance Discusses Premium Increases

09/04/2015
CNBC: "Insurers have asked for double-digit rate increases for nearly 1 out of every 3 Obamacare plans that will be sold on HealthCare.gov for 2016 coverage, according to a new analysis...." Read More »