ACA Analysis Shows Steep Drop In Uninsured In Colorado

(September 18, 2015, 12:28 PM EDT) -- DENVER — The number of uninsured people in Colorado dropped to 6.7 percent in 2015, a record low that leaves just 353,000 Coloradans without health insurance after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a September report from the Colorado Health Institute (CHI).

The number represents a steep drop from 2011, when the state’s rate of uninsured stood at 15.8 percent, CHI said. As recently as 2013, the state’s rate of uninsured individuals stood at 14.3 percent, or 741,000 people, according to CHI....
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