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This year has been a rocky one for the more than 169,000 Coloradans who receive health coverage through Connect for Health Colorado, including the roughly 37,000 local small business owners and solo entrepreneurs who depend on the marketplace for quality, affordable health insurance. Between dogged Republican attempts to repeal...
If you’re an executive ready to slash your employee health care costs, implementing a corporate health and wellness program is one of the best ways to achieve the goal. For every $1 spent on a corporate wellness plan, there’s a $6 return on investment, according to the National Council on...
Contacting my British editor, I wasn’t surprised to read: “I am away on annual leave till … If your query is urgent, contact … Otherwise, I will reply to your message as soon as possible on my return.” With August here, vacation time is on our mind! It seems that the...
When you walk through the doors of the Northwestern Mutual office in downtown Colorado Springs, you can expect knowledgeable business professionals with keen customer service skills and a desire to help individuals achieve their financial goals. What you may not realize is that many of those professionals, interns and support...
By Lance Bolton Sarah Kent came to Pikes Peak Community College homeless and desperate. A high school dropout, Sarah had just walked away from a bad relationship with nothing but a toddler, a suitcase and a resumé full of minimum wage jobs. But Sarah also arrived at Pikes Peak with a fierce...
The Financial CHOICE Act is a response to Dodd-Frank designed to help boost our economy and protect consumers from future financial meltdowns, and I was very pleased to support this bill. Here are five ways that this new legislation could benefit your life: Creating more available capital for small businesses Any startup...
It was an honor to serve in the 71st General Assembly session, which was one of the most productive in recent memory. Among the bills that made it to the governor were several addressing the seemingly intractable issues of construction defects, the Hospital Provider Fee and transportation funding. We...
With the arrival of allergy season, inevitably the other day I sneezed. My business partner said, “Gesundheit.” I hadn’t heard that term in quite some time and it struck me as a bit odd. The next thing I knew, I put that odd word together with business and wondered, “What...
By Trevor Dierdorff In case you have been living in a cave the last two weeks… WannaCry is the latest ransomware attack that has kept IT professionals hopping. It spreads by leveraging a Microsoft Windows Server Message Block exploit to remotely access and infect computers running on unpatched or unsupported versions...
Health care practitioners must be aware that a variety of laws mandate the practice of their chosen profession. Practitioners must only practice or own a practice with other members of their profession, are barred from splitting fees or paying for referrals, must advertise in a non-misleading manner for health care...
Have you heard about the third wave of global innovation known as the Internet of Things? You probably have — and your organization is more than likely contemplating how to participate in this wave of innovation. So for people who are unfamiliar with IoT: What is all the fuss about?...
As the holiday season draws to a close, I realize that — like most inattentive men — it’s the one time of year I re-establish contact with my closest friends through the sterile exchange of self-aggrandizing letters printed in holiday colors and fancy fonts interwoven through an uncomfortable number...