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When it comes to individual and small group health insurance, consumers are shopping around. That can mean more volatility for insurance companies, but better choices for consumers. It’s all due to the Affordable Care Act, where individual coverage is often not dependent on employer-provided plans, coupled with prohibitions about denying coverage...
Colorado is on the cutting edge of the insurance world as we continue to push the boundaries in the medical marijuana arena. The advent of recreational marijuana has changed the insurance landscape dramatically. Small medical dispensaries are being replaced by larger operations that require more complex insurance needs. What was once...
While considering any type of insurance, weighing risks is a large part of determining which policies to pursue. For health insurance, one would consider overall health and age as risk factors. The healthier and younger one is, typically the less likely an expensive policy is needed. Prior to obtaining auto insurance,...
Last year, vital information from 76 million households and 7 million small businesses was hacked from JPMorgan & Chase, the North Koreans allegedly breached Sony Pictures, and reported cyber attacks against Target, Neiman Marcus, Coca Cola, Home Depot and other companies cost banks an estimated $1 billion in damages. In fact,...
AssuredPartners Inc., through its subsidiary AssuredPartners of Colorado, has acquired The Wright Group Services. The agency specializes in employee benefits, property and casualty insurance and retirement services. Operations are based in Denver, with additional locations in Eagle and Colorado Springs. The agency will continue to operate under The Wright Group...
Rocky Mountain insurance provider Moody Insurance announced the opening of its new Briargate-area office, led by industry veterans Cheryl Harding and Erin Clay. The new office is located at 1880 Office Club Pointe in Colorado Springs. Both Harding and Clay are nationally recognized experts in the employee benefits field and specifically in...
Thousands of Colorado homeowners and drivers have spent the past few weeks meeting with  insurance adjusters, along with car repair shops and roofing contractors getting “the fix” on Mother Nature’s latest round of damaging hail, wind and flooding. The series of May storms have caused an estimated $109.3 million in...

Catastrophe insurance

Protections are available for local consumers in wake of floods, fires One draw of Colorado living, some would say, is the endless variety. The suburbs, the city, the country, the mountains and the plains; living here means there’s something for nearly everybody. But living in Colorado also means preparing for challenges...
Kaiser Permanente Colorado plans to expand services and health plan offerings in Southern Colorado. In the next few years, Kaiser Permanente will begin offering specialty services at its medical offices in Southern Colorado, while also opening its Briargate Medical Offices to all ages, instead of the current 55 and older...
Judge Harlan Bockman’s decision regarding the city’s dispute with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) couldn’t be worse news for the city. The facts of the case are simple. When the city leased Memorial Health Systems to the University of Colorado Health in 2012, it received a payment of $259...
Between Oct. 1 and Dec. 23, 42,771 Coloradans signed up for private health insurance that takes effect January 1, according to a news release from Connect for Health Colorado. Monday was a record day for shopping volume, with 5,354 Coloradans signing up. Connect for Health Colorado will continue to help...
Three Colorado Springs firms were given Pinnacol Assurance's Circle of Safety Award. Copestone General Contractors, MechOne Inc. and Pikes Peak Steel LLC won the award this year. Copestone and MechOne are multiple-year winners. Pinnacol Assurance is Colorado’s leading workers’ compensation insurer. The award recognizes companies for their performance in safety, loss...