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Choice of health insurance plan can save your life

Choice of health insurance plan can save your life

1 / November 18, 2012 7:00 AM

Coloradans can now add another factor to choosing health insurance plans besides cost alone: Which one will do a better job of keeping them healthy? Ratings are now available that will let customers know how different insurance plans stack up

44% of Coloradans use ER for non-emergencies

44% of Coloradans use ER for non-emergencies

0 / October 24, 2012 3:00 PM

A survey of 10,000 Coloradans has found that 44 percent of visits to the emergency room are for ailments that could be treated by a regular doctor. Reducing this figure could cut costs significantly – for the patient, for taxpayers and even the insured.

Farmer’s union hopes to draw down costs via health insurance co-op

Farmer’s union hopes to draw down costs via health insurance co-op

1 / April 30, 2012 8:00 AM

The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union says the costs of health insurance have become so high that many people who work in Colorado’s rural areas carry policies that only cover them in case of a dire emergency. So the union is seeking to do for healthcare what it has done successfully for milk, livestock and equipment: Form a co-op

More Coloradans find health insurance not worth the price

More Coloradans find health insurance not worth the price

0 / April 2, 2012 8:00 AM

Kelli Rose is 46 and healthy, with never a day in the hospital. But still, the only health insurance available to her has a $15,000 deductible and would cost up to $500 a month. Asked if she has $15,000 in [&hellip

Be healthy, win a bonus from the boss

Be healthy, win a bonus from the boss

0 / January 2, 2012 7:00 AM

Lose a few pounds, pocket a few dollars. That’s the approach a growing number of Colorado employers are taking to improve the health of their workers. Dangling premium discounts, credits, rebates and even cold hard cash as tempting carrots, employers [&hellip

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