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Employer Responsibility for Health Insurance

Colorado Ballot Measure - Amendment 56

Election: General Nov. 4, 2008 (General)
Outcome: Pending

Health and Health Care
Employment and Affirmative Action


Amendment 56 proposes amending the Colorado Constitution to: - require private employers with 20 or more employees to either provide health insurance for both employees and their dependents or pay for insurance through a new state authority; - limit the amount the employee must pay to 20 percent for employee-only coverage and to 30 percent for dependent coverage; and - require the state legislature to implement the measure, including establishing the new state authority and minimum standards for health insurance plans.

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