IRS Starts to Enforce Obamacare Employer Mandate

As Republicans and the Trump administration continue trying to chip away at the Affordable Care Act, the Internal Revenue Service has begun, for the first time, to enforce one of the law’s most polarizing provisions: the employer mandate. Thousands of businesses — many of them small or midsize — will soon receive a letter saying that they… Read more »

CCIG Named Among Top Insurance Brokerages in U.S. 

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – CCIG has done it again, winning recognition as one of the top independent insurance brokerages in the U.S. CCIG was one of more than 1,500 agencies nominated for the Best Practices Agency designation. Just 262 agencies qualified for the honor. It was the eighth time that CCIG has won the recognition,… Read more »

New Health Bill Could Allow Cheaper Plans, Fewer Benefits

GOP leaders released a modified draft of their legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare Thursday, hoping to win senators’ support with additional funding for combating opioids and a controversial measure that would allow insurance companies to sell plans that don’t comply with Obamacare consumer protections. If just three Republicans oppose the procedural motion planned for next… Read more »

Here’s How the Senate GOP Plan Would Change Health Care

Seven years after the Affordable Care Act was enacted, Republicans are trying to follow through on their promises to repeal and replace Obamacare. On March 6, Republican House leaders introduced their health plan, and Senate Republicans followed with their own bill on Thursday. Congress will need to reconcile differences in the two proposals before a… Read more »

CCIG Expands Employee Health Benefits Team 

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO., June 19, 2017 – CCIG, one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in Colorado, has expanded its employee health benefits department. The firm has hired Amy Greinke as an Insurance Advisor serving mid- and small businesses. Amy brings more than 15 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industries to CCIG, with… Read more »

Maintaining Culture in a Growing Agency

We all remember those mentors who helped us decide on a direction in life — a teacher, a boss, a coworker, a spouse. Well, for CCIG founder and CEO Brook Mahoney, it was “a great professor at the University of Iowa who lured me into this business.” And so it was that Brook graduated with… Read more »

Hailstorm is costliest ever for Colorado

The hailstorm that pounded parts of Denver with golf ball and baseball-sized stones on May 8 will rank as the most expensive in state history, according to estimates from the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association. The insurance industry trade group estimates that 150,000 auto insurance and 50,000 homeowners insurance claims will be filed, generating $1.4 billion in… Read more »