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Colorado Insurance Premiums To Increase 27%

Insurance premiums will climb by an average of 27% next year for Coloradans who buy health insurance on the states Obama Care insurance exchange. The state’s division of insurance announced that they approved the rates from nine different insurance companies for plans both on and off the state insurance exchange for 2018. The increases do not Continue reading

Skate Park Removed Because It Was Unsafe

The skateboard ramps that were removed this week from the Craig skate park were recently reviewed by CIRSA, the City’s insurance provider, and were determined Continue reading

Health Care Group Questions Premium Increases

A Colorado health care advocacy group wants state regulators to limit proposed 2018 health insurance premium increases, saying the higher rates are not justified. Leaders of the Continue reading

Insurance Provider Staying In NW Colorado

People in Northwest Colorado will have at least one carrier option next year for coverage through the Colorado healthcare insurance exchange. The Division of Insurance made Continue reading

Time For Flood Insurance?

The large amounts of snow this winter could result in area flooding.  In fact, on Monday this week the Elk River in Routt County had record-setting flows, and the Yampa River near Steamboat was flowing well above normal for this time of year.  Due to increased flood risk, it may be Continue reading

GOP: To Improve Health Care Obamacare Must Go

Colorado GOP Congressman Scott Tipton, Doug Lamborn, Mike Coffman and Ken Buck have release an op-ed, which argues that fixing our nations health care issues will require a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.  The article points out that with an average deductible of $6,000 for the cheapest individual plans, Obamacare has made Continue reading

MOCO Employee Insurance Premiums To Increase

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The Moffat County Commissioners voted to increase medical premiums for the county employee insurance plan at their weekly meeting yesterday. The Moffat County Employee Health Insurance Continue reading

A “Better Way”- Constitution, Taxes, And Healthcare

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300So far in Wild West Radio’s conversation with Congressman Tipton about the House Republican’s Better Way Program, the Congressman provided an overview of the plan and touched on how it could improve the economy and create new jobs. Today, in part three of our interview, congressman Tipton touched on how the plan would restore Continue reading

Flu Shot Clinics This Week

seasonal-flu-300There will be two flu shot clinics this week in Craig. North West Colorado Health is hosting a flu clinic tomorrow at the Boys and Girls Club in Craig from 4 to 6, and Thursday at the Northwest Colorado Health Office from 3 to 6. Flu and pneumonia shots will be available at both clinics for adults and children. Participants are asked to bring their Medicaid, CHP+ or insurance card. Low cost options will Continue reading

Coloradans To Pay More For Insurance

Health-Insurance-Rates-294The Colorado Division of Insurance announced earlier this week that premiums for individual insurance plans are expected to increase by over 20% in Colorado in 2017. The news comes on the heels of a May announcement from United Health Care and Humana in which the companies declared they will no longer offer individual plans for Colorado residents in 2017. The Colorado Division of Insurance announced in June that approximately Continue reading

Wyoming Vehicles And Large Animals Likely To Collide

deer-vs-carWyoming had the 8th most collisions between vehicles and deer, elk or moose last year according to a report released by State Farm Insurance. Numbers show that 51% of insurance claims filed with the company last autumn involved large animal collisions, nationally that number Continue reading

Free Seminar On Workers Comp Laws

workers compThere will be a free seminar in Craig, to teach business owners and human resource professionals in the area more about the states workers compensation laws. The seminar is being hosted as part of the “Colorado Workforce Center’s” “Connect Business Outreach Series.” The presentation will include information on workers compensation coverage requirements, Continue reading