Insurance

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State health exchange premiums will rise significantly in 2018

Insurance premiums for those who purchase insurance through the Colorado health exchange program are set to increase an average 26.7 percent across the state next year, the Division of Insurance...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Billionaire Warren Buffett says hurricane damage will linger

OMAHA, Neb. – Billionaire Warren Buffett says the storm damage in Texas is staggering, but he isn’t sure yet how much insurance companies will have to pay in claims. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Flood insurance policies plunged before Harvey

WASHINGTON – Houston’s population is growing quickly, but when Harvey hit last weekend there were far fewer homes and other properties in the area with flood insurance than just five years ago,...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Deadlines for health insurance companies announced

The Division of Insurance, of the Department of Regulatory Agencies, recently announced the dates health insurance companies will need to file their plans and premiums for individual and small...

DATE: April 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Atmos promises better construction management

Atmos Energy executives promised the Durango City Council on Monday they would improve management of their natural gas line construction and limit disruption in neighborhoods. The company has been...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado health exchange trying to attract more businesses

More businesses can now shop for health insurance within the state’s small-business marketplace, and it is a step aimed at helping to boost enrollment in the group plans and control prices....

DATE: Jan. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Campaign seeks funding for immigrants’ licenses

DENVER – Immigrant-rights groups have launched a campaign to rescue a law that gives immigrants living in Colorado illegally the opportunity to get a driver’s license or state ID. Jennifer Piper,...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fire district gets high marks

The Durango Fire Protection District announced some good news for those with fire insurance Wednesday. The department’s Insurance Service Office rating will improve to a 4 from a 5 out of 10 on...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farm Bill is ‘clear as mud’

Farm operators and owners have tough decisions to make over the next few months as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill. Starting now and rolling into the official enrollment period in April 2015,...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New farm insurance set to roll out

New farm insurance programs put in place by the 2014 Farm Bill are replacing widely used plans. About 90 percent of the eligible farmers in Montezuma, Dolores and San Juan counties participated in...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Financial errors found in state’s health-care exchange

DENVER – A state audit of Colorado’s online health-insurance marketplace found more than $32 million in problems with dozens of payments and reimbursements. Released Monday, the audit suggests that...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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More local people insured

The percentage of uninsured people locally has fallen steeply in the last year since the rollout of the Affordable Care Act in 2013. In La Plata County, the percentage of uninsured residents fell...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News