Deadline this week for Valley Health Alliance enrollment |

Deadline this week for Valley Health Alliance enrollment

Staff report

The first deadline for individuals to purchase health insurance on Connect for Health Colorado is Wednesday, Dec. 15. Insurance purchased by that deadline will be effective Jan. 1, 2022.

Connect for Health Colorado is the marketplace exchange for people who are not covered by an employer’s health insurance plan. It is designed to help people find the right plan for their budget and needs, as well as determine if they are eligible for a monthly premium reduction under the Affordable Care Act.

Insurance bought through Connect for Health Colorado between Dec. 16 and Jan. 15, the end of open enrollment, will have an effective date of Feb. 1.

The two insurance companies offering coverage on the individual exchange are Rocky Mountain Health Plans and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Connect for Health Colorado can be reached by calling 855-752-6749 or online at


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