ACA - Benchmark Health Insurance Plan Selection

Selection of Plan for 2017

On June 30, 2015, the Division of Insurance (DOI) and the Governor's Office selected the benchmark health insurance plan selected for health plans beginning in 2017.  The benchmark plan establishes the minimum essential health benefits for health plans.  The current benchmark plan was established in 2012 for plans effective 2014 - 2016. The process began with a stakeholder meeting on June 1, 2015, followed by a two-week public comment period.  DOI and the Governor's Office notified the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on June 30, 2015.  

Selected Benchmark Plan for 2017 - State of Colorado Kaiser HMO Plan (includes listing of required benefits and plan Evidence of Coverage)

Benchmark Selection Public Comments

Comparison Chart of Colorado's Benchmark Options

FAQs on 2017 Benchmark Selection Process

Benchmark Selection Meeting Presentation June 1, 2015


Contact Information
Division of Insurance, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
1560 Broadway, Suite 850
Denver, CO 80202