Federal Funding for Child Health Plan Plus Program (CHP+) Renewed for Six Years

After a three-day shutdown, the federal government reopened on Tuesday when Congress passed another continuing resolution (CR) that authorizes funding through Feb. 8. The CR included federal funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years and the President has signed the bill in to law. This means the CHP+ program will continue [...]

By | 2018-01-31T15:42:24+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Health Insurance, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on Federal Funding for Child Health Plan Plus Program (CHP+) Renewed for Six Years

The Future of Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)

Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) is low-cost public health insurance for children and pregnant women who earn too much to qualify for Health First Colorado (Medicaid), but not enough to pay for private health insurance. CHP+ is paid for by a combination of state and federal funding. For CHP+ to continue in Colorado, Congress [...]

By | 2018-01-31T15:48:10+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Health Insurance, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on The Future of Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)

Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins Soon

Open Enrollment is just around the corner and contrary to what you may have heard financial help is still available for 2018. The current administration has decided to end Cost-Sharing Reduction payments - this does NOT eliminate Cost-Sharing Reductions for you. These payments are reimbursements to health insurance companies and do not affect the [...]

By | 2018-01-31T15:50:11+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Health Insurance, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins Soon

You may be surprised how affordable health insurance can be; take five minutes to find out

In addition to raking leaves and collecting brush, a top priority on your fall chore list should be a review of your health insurance. Changes in family size, income, tax credit opportunities, and available health plans may have occurred in the last year and the window for reevaluation is only from November 1, 2017 [...]

By | 2018-01-31T15:50:46+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Health Insurance, SJBPH Columns|Comments Off on You may be surprised how affordable health insurance can be; take five minutes to find out

In the Loop interview with Kevin O’Connor, Health Insurance Literacy Program Lead

The following is a recent interview from In the Loop, an online community where people who are engaged in helping individuals enroll in health insurance can interact with others doing similar work. In the Loop caught up with SJBPH employee Kevin O'Connor, Health Insurance Literacy Program Lead. June’s Looper of the Month is Kevin [...]

By | 2018-01-31T15:58:19+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Health Insurance|Comments Off on In the Loop interview with Kevin O’Connor, Health Insurance Literacy Program Lead
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