It’s insurance season; a timely conversation with your Health Coverage Guide

It’s health insurance season again and San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is here to guide you to the coverage you need. Starting November 1, 2019 through January 15, 2020 most Colorado residents responsible for their own health insurance can get coverage through Connect for Health Colorado and apply for financial assistance to help pay [...]

By |2019-11-06T13:00:38-07:00November 6th, 2019|Health Insurance|Comments Off on It’s insurance season; a timely conversation with your Health Coverage Guide

What’s New in Health Insurance

The availability of healthcare that is both accessible and affordable is essential to our physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Unfortunately, health care can be expensive and the insurance system can be complex. That’s why San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) provides information and enrollment assistance for both private health insurance through Connect for Health Colorado [...]

By |2018-10-12T13:08:31-07:00October 12th, 2018|Health Insurance|Comments Off on What’s New in Health Insurance

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 |2018-03-15T14:28:53-07:00January 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 |2018-03-15T15:21:20-07:00November 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 |2018-03-15T16:19:38-07:00October 23rd, 2017|Health Insurance, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins Soon