Colorado would create a new grant program to help farmers produce healthy, nutritious foods for public school kids, under a bill sponsored by Rep. Faith Winter (D-Westminster), according to a news release distributed by Healthier Colorado. From 1–3 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 20, at the Mountain Song Community School, 2904 West Kiowa St., residents will build and […]
Health insurance exchanges, employer-based insurance and wellness plans are just a few of the topics at the Mountain States Employers Council meeting July 19. The group normally holds members-only meetings, but has opened this one to all businesses in Colorado Springs. Slated from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, the event costs […]
Three years after Medicare Part D prescription drug programs became part of the Medicare services, beneficiaries are becoming savvier about the program and its benefits.
Peak Vista Community Health Centers and Rocky Vista University (RVU), in collaboration with the members of Community Health Partnership (CHP), announce the Peak Vista Family Medicine Residency Program, a three-year program accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. “There is a growing shortage of primary care physicians exacerbated by an increasing demand for primary care in […]
Colorado Springs Health Partners has received the Certified Urgent Care designation for both of its urgent care locations, distinguishing them as true urgent care centers. The clinics provide patients with walk-in, extended-hour medical attention with licensed providers for a large scope of medical conditions and have met all of the Urgent Care Association of America’s […]
The number of small group plans decreased in Colorado during 2007, according to the Colorado Division of Insurance’s annual small group activity report. While the report shows no significant increase or decrease in the number of people covered by small group insurance from 2006 to 2007, the number of plans decreased from 48,288 to 45,667.
Earlier this month, the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange reached a major milestone toward opening in 2013: conditional federal approval. The exchange, a nonprofit, quasi-governmental agency responsible for creating and deploying a new virtual marketplace for health insurance, is one of six nationwide to receive federal approval. The exchange submitted its application in early October to […]