About Jay Norris

Jay operates a health insurance brokerage in Colorado, where he helps individuals and small groups obtain and maintain health insurance coverage.
Complimenting his work as a health insurance broker, Jay is also a data analyst working to create visualizations that are easily understood by consumers and other stakeholders in Colorado’s health insurance market.

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Recent posts by Jay Norris
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Eagle County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Totals By Carrier for Eagle County Anthem BCBS 33 Bright 52 Cigna 14 Colorado Choice 1 Denver Health 5 Kaiser 150 RMHP 205 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 22 unique providers in Eagle County. Anthem BCBS has 11 unique facilities in Eagle […]

Douglas County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Totals By Carrier for Douglas County Anthem BCBS 543 Bright 616 Cigna 54 Colorado Choice 276 Denver Health 6 Kaiser 645 RMHP 869 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 509 unique providers in Douglas County. Anthem BCBS has 34 unique facilities in Douglas […]

Dolores County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties The plotting makes it look like there are more providers in Dolores County, but there are only two providers for a county population of ~1,978.   Totals By Carrier for Dolores County Anthem BCBS 2 Bright 2 Cigna 0 Colorado Choice 0 Denver Health 0 […]

Denver County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Totals By Carrier for Denver County Anthem BCBS 738 Bright 703 Cigna 95 Colorado Choice 903 Denver Health 15 Kaiser 2609 RMHP 1954 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 674 unique providers in Denver County. Anthem BCBS has 64 unique facilities in Denver […]

Delta County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Remember that RMHP only sells plans on the individual market in Mesa County. Anthem BCBS is the only insurance carrier offered to the residents of Delta County. Residents of Delta County are used to going to Grand Junction for most services anyway, so I hope […]

Custer County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Totals By Carrier for Custer County Anthem BCBS 1 Bright 1 Cigna 1 Colorado Choice 36 Denver Health 0 Kaiser 0 RMHP 33 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 1 unique providers in Custer County. Anthem BCBS has 0 unique facilities in Custer […]

Crowley County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties   Totals By Carrier for Crowley County Anthem BCBS 0 Bright 0 Cigna 2 Colorado Choice 1 Denver Health 0 Kaiser 0 RMHP 4 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 0 unique providers in Crowley County. Anthem BCBS has 0 unique facilities in […]

Costilla County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Totals By Carrier for Costilla County Anthem BCBS 11 Bright 0 Cigna 0 Colorado Choice 3 Denver Health 0 Kaiser 0 RMHP 1 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 11 unique providers in Costilla County. Anthem BCBS has 0 unique facilities in Costilla […]

Conejos County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties   Totals By Carrier for Conejos County Anthem BCBS 11 Bright 10 Cigna 1 Colorado Choice 18 Denver Health 0 Kaiser 0 RMHP 17 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 11 unique providers in Conejos County. Anthem BCBS has 0 unique facilities in […]

Clear Creek County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Clear Creek County has a population of ~9,088 and the town of Georgetown is the county seat. Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties  Totals By Carrier for Clear Creek County Anthem BCBS 3 Bright 1 Cigna 1 Colorado Choice 0 Denver Health 0 Kaiser 0 RMHP 5 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem […]

Cheyenne County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Note that RMHP is not sold in the individual/family market outside of Mesa County. Cheyenne County currently has an estimated population of only 1,850. Totals By Carrier for Cheyenne County Anthem BCBS 0 Bright 1 Cigna 1 Colorado Choice 6 Denver Health 0 Kaiser 0 […]

Chaffee County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties   Totals By Carrier for Chaffee County Anthem BCBS 4 Bright 21 Cigna 4 Colorado Choice 104 Denver Health 0 Kaiser 0 RMHP 110 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 4 unique providers in Chaffee County. Anthem BCBS has 0 unique facilities in […]

Broomfield County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Totals By Carrier for Broomfield County Anthem BCBS 253 Bright 305 Cigna 10 Colorado Choice 13 Denver Health 0 Kaiser 134 RMHP 199 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 247 unique providers in Broomfield County. Anthem BCBS has 6 unique facilities in Broomfield […]

Boulder County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Totals By Carrier for Boulder County Anthem BCBS 497 Bright 560 Cigna 59 Colorado Choice 101 Denver Health 4 Kaiser 1097 RMHP 965 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 454 unique providers in Boulder County. Anthem BCBS has 43 unique facilities in Boulder […]

Bent County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Totals By Carrier for Bent County Anthem BCBS 6 Bright 1 Cigna 1 Colorado Choice 3 Denver Health 0 Kaiser 0 RMHP 8 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 6 unique providers in Bent County. Anthem BCBS has 0 unique facilities in Bent […]

Baca County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Baca County is the south-easternmost county in Colorado, with an estimated population of 3,500. Most of the residents of Baca County need to travel to Pueblo, Lamar, or Trinidad to receive major care. Many cities in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas are closer than […]

Archuleta County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties You can see why Pagosa Springs (which is the only incorporated municipality in Archuleta County) is known for having the most expensive premiums in the country. Anthem BCBS is the only insurance company available for sale in the individual health insurance market here, apparently with […]

Arapahoe County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Home >> Statewide Network Size and links to all Colorado Counties >> Arapahoe County Totals By Carrier for Arapahoe County Anthem BCBS 947 Bright 2223 Cigna 105 Colorado Choice 431 Denver Health 12 Kaiser 3650 RMHP 1511 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 870 unique providers in Arapahoe County. Anthem BCBS has 77 […]

Alamosa County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Statewide Results, Scientific Methodology, and links to other Colorado Counties Colorado Choice (now “Friday Health Plans”) is based in Alamosa, so it’s no surprise to see so many providers in their network here. Bright Health has an impressive 75. RMHP is only sells individual plans in Mesa County. Totals By Carrier for Alamosa County Anthem […]

Adams County Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

Home >> Statewide Network Size and links to all Colorado Counties >> Adams County Totals By Carrier for Adams County Anthem BCBS 569 Bright 510 Cigna 68 Colorado Choice 1425 Denver Health 6 Kaiser 684 RMHP 1760 Per Carrier Breakdown Anthem BCBS Anthem BCBS has 521 unique providers in Adams County. Anthem BCBS has 48 […]

Colorado Individual Market Network Size Rating Based on SERFF Data

The size of insurers’ provider networks has been a headline grabber for the last few years, and there are some nascent efforts underway to make it easier to compare plans based on network size. Obviously, it’s in consumers’ best interest to search for specific providers if that’s a factor in their decision-making process, but what […]

Visualizing Kaiser CO 2018 Plan Popularity, Premium, and AV

Have you ever wondered how popular your health plan is, compared with the other available options? Curious about how your plan’s actuarial value (a measure of the percentage of average medical costs it covers) compares with the premium, and how that metric stacks up against other plans? View Full Size PDF   Here’s a summary […]

The latest Health Wonk Review is up!

Trying to keep up with healthcare policy? The Health Wonk Review is hot off the press from our friend David Williams at the Health Business Blog. Enjoy!

Joe Paduda has an excellent Health Wonk Review

It’s a crazy time in healthcare and even the biggest health wonks are struggling to keep up. Get up to speed with the concisely written Health Wonk Review from our friend Joe Paduda. Hot off the press.

Connect for Health Colorado and the OIG Audit Report

On December 27, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) released an audit report (the full report is here) regarding Connect for Health Colorado’s use of federal start-up funding. This funding was provided for state-run exchanges to get their operations up and running in 2013 and 2014. To make a […]