No health insurance cost relief seen in study

By Randy Wyrick

DENVER — The high price of High Country healthcare is driving insurance costs, not the number of people in the pool.State lawmakers ordered the Colorado Division of Insurance to determine if lumping all of Colorado into a single rating area would lower insurance prices in Western Colorado. It won’t, the agency reported this week.While some believed that the lack of population in the High Country made our insurance pools more expensive, that’s not what the study determined. It’s not the number of people, it’s the high price of care.“Moving to a single geographic rating area will have no impact on …

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