DENVER (AP) -- A major deadline looms Friday for states to comply with the new health care law. Colorado's an early achiever and doesn't have to worry about the deadline.
The federal government set a Friday deadline for states to notify Washington if they will set up their own insurance exchanges under the federal health care law.
Colorado has already moved ahead setting up an exchange, which is a private marketplace for shopping for health insurance.
Colorado is one of six states that was given "conditional approval" by the federal Department of Health and Human Services for their self-designed exchanges. The approval came Monday.
Exchanges are the gateway to the new health care law for individuals and families who buy their own health insurance, as well as for small businesses.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.