Insurance News Releases and Consumer Alerts

Division of Insurance Media Contact

Vincent Plymell, Assistant Commissioner -, 303-894-2261 (office), 303-910-9614 (cell)

Reinsurance Keeps Premiums Down for 2021

July 29, 2020

Insurance Licensing Testing Now Available Online

July 15, 2020

Same Eight Companies Returning to Offer Individual Health Insurance Plans for 2021

July 9, 2020

DOI Shares Insurance Tips in Wake of Saturday’s Derecho

June 8, 2020

As Pride 2020 Kicks Off, Division of Insurance Announces a New Resource for LGBTQ Coloradans

June 1, 2020

Commissioner Seeks Establishment of Federal Funding to Support Health Insurance Affordability for Coloradans

May 11, 2020

May is Mental Health Awarness Month

May 1, 2020

Consumer Advisory: COVID-Related Enrollment Period Ends Thursday, April 30

April 29, 2020

Consumer Advisory: COVID-19-Related Special Enrollment Ends on April 30

April 24, 2020

Consumer Alert: Division of Insurance Warns Coloradans About High Pressure Sales Tactics for Health Insurance

April 14, 2020

COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period for Health Insurance Extended to April 30

April 2, 2020

DOI issues directives on auto insurance and restaurant workers, protecting employers’ health insurance and property and casualty insurance

March 27, 2020

Consumer Advisory: Division of Insurance Establishes Special Enrollment Period 

March 19, 2020

Consumer Advisory: Division of Insurance Directs Insurers on COVID-19 Coverage

March 9, 2020 

DOI and HCPF Release Expected Hospital-Specific Rates Under Colorado Affordable Health Care Option

March 6, 2020

Division of Insurance Adopts Hospital Fee Regulation

March 3, 2020

Consumer Advisory: Division of Insurance Cautions Life Insurers Regarding Naloxone Prescriptions

Feb. 14, 2020

Consumer Advisory: Insurance Check-up for 2020

Feb. 7, 2020

Consumer Advisory: Important Medicare Reminders for 2020

Feb. 4, 2020

Consumer Advisory: Colorado Division of Insurance Issues Cease & Desist for Agricultural Contracting Services Association

Jan. 29, 2020

Insurance Commissioner Statement on Court Ruling on the ACA

Dec. 19, 2019

Collaborative Publishes Primary Care Payment Reform Recommendations

Dec. 16, 2019

Colorado Insurance Commissioner Receives Excellence in Consumer Advocacy Award

Dec. 9, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Consider Your Choices for Health Insurance During Open Enrollment

Dec. 2, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Five Tips for Medicare Enrollees

Nov. 22, 2019

Public Option Recommendation to Make Health Care More Affordable

Nov. 15, 2019

Workers' Compensation Loss Cost Decreases for 2020

Nov. 13, 2019

Insurance License Testing Sites in Colorado Double

Oct. 18, 2019

Polis Administration Announces 2020 ACA Premiums Going Down by an Average of 20.2%

Oct. 10, 2019

State Option for Health Care Coverage Tackles Costs Head-On

Oct. 7, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Seniors targeted for their personal and genetic information

Sept. 24, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Life Insurance Policy Locator Finds Nearly $12M for Colorado Consumers

Sept. 12, 2019

Summit County Residents' Individual Health Insurance Plans to See Up to 47% Decrease in 2020 over 2019 Plans

Sept. 9, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Cease and Desist orders for Trinity Healthshare and Aliera Healthcare

Aug. 12, 2019

Polis Administration projects 18.2% average decrease in premiums for individual health insurance plans in 2020

July 16, 2019 

Division of Insurance orders Anthem to refund nearly $1.3M to Colorado consumers

July 11, 2019

Division of Insurance launches Primary Care Payment Reform Collaborative

July 2, 2019

Innovative auto insurance company lands in Colorado

June 20, 2019

HIV drug PrEP to be classified as preventive

June 12, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Division of Insurance reminds Coloradans that Health Care Sharing Programs do not comply with the Affordable Care Act

May 31, 2019

More wild weather, more tips from the Division of Insurance

May 28, 2019

Fasten your seatbelts, Mother Nature's rollercoaster ride is about to take off

April 30, 2019

Division of Insurance says original saving targets in Reinsurance bill can be achieved

April 29, 2019

News releases and consumer alerts from the Division of Insurance

Study shows Colorado's Reinsurance Program funding model will cut insurance premiums 

March 21, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Spring has sprung, and that means increased flood risk

March 20, 2019

Consumer Advisory: How to choose an insurance agent

March 8, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Life Insurance Policy Locator finds $8.3M for Coloradans

March 6, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Medicare enrollees should be skeptical of ads for back and knee braces

March 4, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Medicare Advantage do-over period lasts until March 31

February 28, 2019

Updated regulation to govern short-term health plans in Colorado 

January 28, 2019

Insurance Commissioner requesting that companies assist furloughed federal workers

January 25, 2019

Consumer Advisory: Open Enrollment Period closes Jan. 15

January 14, 2019

Division of Insurance releases 2017 Health Insurance Cost Report

December 18, 2018

Judge's ruling won't change protections for pre-existing conditions in Colorado

December 15, 2018

Division of Insurance opposes change to public charge review

December 11, 2018

Division of Insurance recovers $38.4 million for Colorado consumers

November 13, 2018

Consumer Advisory: Open Enrollment for individual health insurance starts Nov. 1

November 1, 2018

Workers' Compensation loss cost continues big reductions for 2019

October 30, 2018

Division of Insurance releases state's 2019 health insurance plans and premiums - Many could see premiums go down as stability takes hold

October 4, 2018

Consumer Advisory: New Medicare cards have started mailing to Colorado beneficiaries

September 27, 2018

2017 Colorado Insurance Industry Statistical Report released

September 5, 2018

Consumer Advisory: Life insurance policy locator delivers $5.6M to Coloradans

August 28, 2018

Indictments returned on title insurance investigation 

August 13, 2018

Consumer Advisory: Short-term plans can fall short

August 1, 2018

Division of Insurance releases preliminary 2019 health insurance information

July 13, 2018

Consumer Advisory: Wildfires create landscapes prone to floods

July 6, 2018

Consumer Alert: Insurance companies should work with wildfire evacuees

July 3, 2108

Guaranteed coverage for pre-existing conditions part of Colorado law

June 11, 2018

Division of Insurance announces timeline for review of 2019 health insurance plans

May 10, 2018 

Consumer Advisory: A dry winter means high fire danger

April 3, 2018

Consumer Advisory: Title Insurance - What is it and why do you need it?

March 30, 2018

Colorado Insurance Commissioner comments on proposed rules for association health plans 

Comment Letter on Association Health Plans 3/6/18

March 12, 2018

Consumer Alert: Avoiding the hard sell of "free meal" seminars

March 9, 2018

Colorado Division of Insurance lends a helping hand to Puerto Rico

March 5, 2018

Division of Insurance comments on Aetna's California case

February 12, 2018

Consumer Alert: Identity thieves target annuities

February 6, 2018

Division of Insurance releases 2016 Health Insurance Cost Report

February 1, 2018

Consumer Advisory: Some Colorado consumers may still be able to purchase individual health insurance 

January 18, 2018

Open enrollment for 2018 individual health plans continues through January 12

January 8, 2018

Consumer Advisory: Performing an insurance check-up

December 29, 2017

Michael Conway appointed as new interim Colorado Insurance Commissioner

December 20, 2017

Life Insurance Policy Locator finds $1.3M for Colorado consumers in first year

December 19, 2017

Consumer Advisory: Ice road drivers

December 13, 2017

Complaints against insurers report now available

November 30, 2017

Consumer Advisory: Watch out for flood-damaged used cars

November 14, 2017

Workers' compensation loss cost will see significant reduction for 2018

October 30, 2017

Details on 2018 health insurance plans and premiums now available

October 18, 2017

Colorado SHIP Week: Oct. 15 - 21, 2017 / Proclamation from Gov. Hickenlooper

October 16, 2017

Colorado DOI prepared for administration's cut to CSR funding

October 13, 2017

Colorado DOI issues statement on President's executive order on health insurance

October 12, 2017

Number of uninsured in Colorado remains low

Sept. 19, 2017

Division of Insurance approves health insurance premiums for 2018

Sept. 7, 2017

Anthem commits to Colorado for 2018

August 16, 2017

Division of Insurance launches new online system for consumers to submit insurance related complaints

August 4, 2017

Division of Insurance releases preliminary 2018 health insurance information

Step-by-Step video guide on how to access and submit comments on health insurance filings

PRINT version of step-by-step guide on accessing health insurance filings

July 14, 2017

Consumer Alert: DOI shares tips about wildfire and insurance for those who could be impacted by Lightner Creek Fire

June 29, 2017

Open Enrollment dates for 2018 Colorado health insurance coverage set:  Nov. 1, 2017 - Jan. 12, 2018

June 22, 2017

Carriers file to offer health insurance plans in every Colorado county in 2018

June 21, 2017

Consumer Advisory: Preparing for the 2017 wildfire season

June 7, 2017

Consumer Alert: More spring storms, more tips from the Division of Insurance

May 19, 2017

Consumer Advisory: Tips to stay money smart after storm damage

May 8, 2017

Consumer Advisory: Colorado home buyers and sellers need to beware of cyberscams

May 2, 2017

Division of Insurance announces deadline for health insurance companies for filings for 2018

April 26, 2017

Insurance Commissioner sends letter to state's Congressional delegation

April 20, 2017

National Association of Insurance Commissioners holds spring meeting in Denver, April 8 - 11

April 6, 2017

Fighting fake insurance

March 10, 2017

Consumer Advisory:  Don't overshare after an auto accident

March 8, 2017

Division of Insurance worked to recover $8.3 million for consumers from insurance companies last year

March 6, 2017

Colorado Insurance Commissioner approves UnitedHealthcare acquisition of Rocky Mountain Health Plans

February 10, 2017

My homeowners insurance doesn't cover what?

February 3, 2017

Insurance checklist for the New Year

January 6, 2017

"Take 5 to Get Wise - AskDORA" consumer information website recognized nationally

January 4, 2017

Average workers' compensaton loss cost: Reduction of 2.4 percent

December 22, 2016

Consumer Advisory:  Consider Travel Insurance before hitting the holiday road

December 21, 2016

Division of Insurance works with national organization to launch "Life Insurance Policy Locator Tool"

December 12, 2016

Division of Insurance website ranked #3 in nation for helpfulness 

September 30, 2016

Division of Insurance approves health insurance plans for 2017  /  FAQs on 2017 Plans and Premiums

September 20, 2016

Consumer Advisory:  Be on the lookout for roofing fraud

August 5, 2016

Division of Insurance completes geographic rating area study

August 1, 2016

Consumer Advisory:  Williams Title Guaranty & Escrow and Foresight Title no longer accepting new title insurance business

June 10, 2016

Consumer Advisory:  New campaign launched to fight roofing fraud in Colorado

June 9, 2016

Division of Insurance releases preliminary 2017 health insurance information

June 6, 2016

President Obama nominates Colorado Insurance Commissioner to national board

May 27, 2016

Insurance study to look at impact to health insurance premiums and competition

May 17, 2016

May 13 - Due date for health insurers to submit plans for 2017

May 13, 2016

Consumer Advisory:  Spring showers bring increased flood risk  

May 9, 2016

Consumer Advisory:  Wildfire mitigation and insurance tips

April 28, 2016

Division of Insurance recognizes lasting impact of nation's foremost hurricane forecaster, CSU's Dr. William Gray

April 21, 2016

DORA participates in SmartCheck Week April 11 - 17

April 13, 2016

National Retirement Planning Week 2016:  April 11 - 15

April 12, 2016

Division of Insurance issues guidance on provider networks

April 11, 2016

Colorado and North Carolina Insurance Commissioners make friendly wager for Super Bowl 50

February 2, 2016

Consumer Advisory:  Winter mishaps and your insurance

February 1, 2016

DORA issues advisories on its top holiday-season and year-end consumer topics (including drones and insurance)

December 23, 2015

Insurance Commissioner appointed to federal advisory committee

October 29, 2015

Division of Insurance approves health insurance plans for 2016   /   FAQ on 2016 Plans and Premiums 

October 23, 2015

Division of Insurance Moves to Protect Colorado Consumers, takes action against Colorado HealthOP (FAQs revised Nov. 18, 2015)

October 16, 2015

Consumer Advisory - Colorado counselors offer local assistance to Medicare beneficiaries

October 15, 2015

Statement on Colorado's historic drop in uninsured rate

September 1, 2015

Title Insurance Commission members appointed by Governor

August 13, 2015

White House report names Colorado as one of the top states for smart labor market regulation

August 11, 2015

Consumer Alert - Three tips for claims after storms

June 25, 2015

Division of Insurance statement regarding King v. Burwell decision

June 25, 2015

Division of Insurance releases preliminary 2016 plans

June 15, 2015

Consumer Alert - Five insurance tips for storm damage

June 5, 2015

Consumer Alert - Spring weather brings increased risk of flooding. Make sure you're covered.

March 27, 2015

Remaining non-ACA health insurance plans to phase out in 2015

March 13, 2015

Division of Insurance determines special enrollment period not required

March 10, 2015

DORA launches "Take 5 to Get Wise" campaign

March 5, 2015

Colorado Insurance Commissioner named 2015 NAIC committee leader 

Jan. 28, 2015



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