Northern Colorado health care providers shift focus to quality over quantity of care

Daniel Zenk, a physician at UCHealth Internal Medicine, remembers when medicine focused on treating patients who only came in when they were sick.  “We tried to prescribe things and make recommendations to make things better,” Zenk said. “Then they’d come in again when they were sick.”  They still tr … [Read more...]

Colorado farmers go organic to meet growing demand

Monday, February 13, 2017 by: Amy Goodrich - (Natural News) While big agricultural corporations are trying to find ways to fill their pockets with profits from pesticide-laden food, Colorado farmers are working hard to make the transition to less profitable organic farming methods … [Read more...]

Centura Health and Children’s Hospital Colorado Form Care Alliance

CENTENNIAL and AURORA, Colo., Feb. 2, 2017 — Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, and Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado), one of the nation’s top 10 children’s hospitals, announced on February 2nd they have formed a care alliance to provide children and their families with … [Read more...]

2017 Health Insurance Plans & Premiums – FAQs

How do the 2017 premiums compare to premiums in 2016? Premiums are increasing for the individual market (not employer-based) in 2017 more than they did in 2016. On average, in the individual market, premiums are increasing by 20.4%.  An individual’s age and location will impact their premium in … [Read more...]

2017 Health Insurance Increases Hit Rural Colorado Hardest

The Colorado Division of Insurance approved 2017 rates and said health insurance premiums are increasing, on average, 20.4%.  It’s important to note that this is an average and some will pay much less, while others will pay much more. … [Read more...]

Colorado health insurance consumers have less choice in 2017

DENVER (AP) — Coloradans will have less choice in 2017 in the state health insurance exchange than in any year since the program began in 2014. Residents seeking exchange coverage in 14 of Colorado's 64 counties — all of them on the West Slope — will have just one carrier, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue S … [Read more...]

Amendment 69 Update

In one yes-or-no question, Colorado voters must decide whether to embark on one of the nation's most ambitious health care experiments: Socializing the state's insurance market. Amendment 69 would change the Colorado Constitution to create ColoradoCare - a taxpayer-funded, universal health care … [Read more...]