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Division of Insurance

Vincent Plymell, Communications Manager, 303.894.2261
vincent.plymell@state.co.us

Department of Regulatory Agencies

Rebecca Laurie, DORA's Public Information Officer, 303.894.2338
rebecca.laurie@state.co.us

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Recent news releases

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For news releases prior to 2008, contact Vincent Plymell at vincent.plymell@state.co.us.

Consumer Alert: Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline Around the Corner pdf file  
Released December 10, 2014
Video - Shop & Compare Health Insurance for 2015  

Animated Video - How Health Insurance Premiums are Developed pdf file  
Released December 4, 2014
Video - How Health Insurance Premiums Are Determined  
Video - Cómo se determinan las primas de seguros de salud    

Consumer Alert: Smoking Cessation Benefits in Health Insurance pdf file  
Released November 20, 2014

Workers' Comp Loss Cost - No Change for 2015 pdf file  
Released October 16, 2014

Resources Available to Help with Medicare Questions pdf file  - Medicare Open Enrollment: Oct. 15 - Dec. 7
Released October 10, 2014 

DOI Approves 1,072 Medical Plans for 2015 + Infographic pdf file  
Released September 22, 2014

Consumer Alert: DOI Suspends SeeChange Health Insurance pdf file  
Released September 11, 2014

Division of Insurance Releases Preliminary Look at 2015 Health Plans (plus instructions) pdf file  
Released June 23, 2014 

Media Advisory: 6/6/14 Due Date for Health Insurance Rate Filings pdf file  
Released June 6, 2014 

HHS Approves DOI Shift on Geo Rating Areas for 2015 pdf file  
Released May 19, 2014 

Division of Insurance Seeks Shift on Geo Rating Areas for 2015 pdf file    
Released May 9, 2014

DOI Offers Options for Geo Rating Areas (+ FAQs) pdf file  - Released May 2, 2014
Colorado Total Health Cost & Geography Study (slides + full report) pdf file  - Study by Miller & Newberg Actuarial Consultants

DOI Allows Non-ACA Compliant Plans to 2015 (+ FAQs) pdf file  
Released May 2, 2014       

March 31 - Deadline to Enroll in Individual Health Insurance (includes FAQ) pdf file  
Released March 17, 2014 

Consumer Alert - Avoiding Insurance Fraud & Scams pdf file  
Released March 5, 2013 

Div. of Insurance to Study Colorado Healthcare Costs pdf file  
Released February 3, 2014 

Review Health Insurance Options & Enroll for 2014 pdf file   
Released December 13, 2013 

Instructions - 12/4 Webinar for Glenwood Spgs. Community pdf file  
Released December 4, 2013

Media Advisory - Community Meeting in Glenwood Springs on Dec. 4 CANCELLED pdf file  
Released December 3, 2013

DOI on Renewals & Cancellations pdf file  
Released December 3, 2013

Community Meetings on Geography & ACA - Glenwood Springs (12/4), Frisco (12/5) pdf file  
Released November 27, 2013    
Flyer - Frisco Meeting 12/5 pdf file       
Map - Frisco Meeting 12/5 pdf file  

Community Meeting on Geography & ACA - Greeley, Nov. 19 pdf file  
Released November 15, 2013
 

Insurance Commissioner's Statement on President's Announcement on Health Insurance Plans pdf file  
Released November 14, 2013 

Division of Insurance Offers Facts on Health Insurance Cancellations pdf file  
Released November 6, 2013 

Medicare Open Enrollment in Full Swing - State Assistance Available pdf file  
Released October 29, 2013

Workers' Compensation Loss Cost Rates See Smaller Increase for 2014 pdf file  
Released October 22, 2013 

Geographic Rating Areas for Health Insurance in Mountain Resort Communities pdf file  
Released October 16, 2013
Fact Sheet: Colorado Geographic Rating Requirements in Mountain Resort Counties pdf file  
Factors Affecting Health Insurance Premiums for Plans Effective 1/1/14    

Insurance Companies Continue to Help Colorado Flood Victims pdf file  
Released October 10, 2013   

Consumer Alert - Humana Incorrect Cancellation Notices pdf file  
Released October 2, 2013 

Division of Insurance Ready for October 1 pdf file  Questions about Health Insurance?  DOI is Ready with Answers
Released October 1, 2013 

With Heavy Rains, DOI Ready for Consumers' Questions pdf file  
Released September 12, 2013

Division of Insurance Approves Final Health Insurance Rates for 2014 pdf file  
FAQ - Division of Insurance Approves Rates for 2014 pdf file  
Released August 16, 2013  

DORA Releases "After a Wildfire - Consumer Tips on Claims, Adjusters and Contractors" pdf file   
After a Wildfire - Consumer Tips on Claims, Public Adjusters and Contractors pdf file  
Released July 10, 2013

DORA Announces Resignation of Insurance Commissioner Jim Riesberg pdf file  
Released June 21, 2013

Public Adjusters - What to Know Before Signing a Contract pdf file  
Released June 14, 2013

Division of Insurance Reviewing Hundreds of New Health Insurance Plans pdf file   
Released May 22, 2013

FAQ - Division of Insurance Review of New Health Insurance Plans pdf file  
Chart - Plans Submitted by Health Insurance Carriers for 2014 pdf file   

Bill Aligning State / Federal Health Insurance Laws Signed by Governor pdf file  
Released May 13, 2013 

Consumer Alert: Mitigation is Key to Reducing Wildfire Threat pdf file  
Released April 3, 2013

Consumer Alert: New Insurance / Medicare Scam pdf file
Released March 28, 2013

Workers' Compensation Loss Cost Rates to go up in 2013 pdf file
Released November 8, 2012

Medicare Open Enrollment in Full Swing: State Assistance Available pdf file
Released October 31, 2012

Consumer Alert: Annuities and Veterans' Pension Qualifications - What Retired Military Need to Know Before Transferring Assets pdf file
Released October 23, 2012

Division of Insurance Recovers More than $12.5 Million for Consumers pdf file
Released October 2, 2012
Complaints Against Insurers FY2011-12 pdf file

SHIP Celebrates 20 Years of Service to Coloradans pdf file
Released September 26, 2012

Annual Industry Statistical Report Shows Coloradans Spent $27 Billion on Premiums in 2011 pdf file
Released September 13, 2012

Consumer Advisory: Flood Insurance Waiver for Waldo Canyon and High Park Residents Expires Soon pdf file
Released August 24, 2012

Back to School Means Making Sure the Kids are Covered pdf file
Released August 23, 2012

Small Businesses Damaged by Waldo Canyon Fire May Have Hidden Asset to Help Recover Losses pdf file
Released July 6, 2012


Public Adjusters: What do They Do and Do You Need One? pdf file  
Released June 28, 2012

Open Enrollment Period for Child-Only Health Plans Begins July 1 pdf file
Released June 27, 2012

Colorado Division of Insurance Staff Ready to Assist High Park Fire Victims pdf file
Released June 14, 2012

News Alert: Possible Consumer Fraud pdf file
Released May 30, 2012

Summer Travel Season a Good Time to Make Sure Insurance Coverage Travels with You pdf file
Released May 24, 2012

Annual Report Shows Small Group Market for Health Insurance Improving Slowly pdf file
Released May 7, 2012

Spring Storms Means Time for Coloradans to Check on Insurance Protection Against Water Damage pdf file
Released April 26, 2012

Colorado Division of Insurance to Assist Lower North Fork Fire Victims pdf file
Released March 30, 2012

Colorado Consumers: Start Thinking Now About Protecting Your Home and Belongings pdf file
Released March 19, 2012

Life Insurance May be Untapped Resource in Tough Economic Times pdf file
Released March 13, 2012
Additional: Top 10 Tips for Purchasing Life Insurance
 
Consumer Alert: Limited Medical Benefit Plans pdf file
Released March 8, 2012 

Report Shows Greater Percentage of Health Insurance Premiums Going to Healthcare Costs pdf file
Released February 23, 2012

New Report Shows More Than 150,000 Coloradans Participated in Wellness Programs Offered by Insurers in the Small Group and Individual Markets pdf file
Released January 12, 2012

 

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