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Wyoming Insurance Premiums Up 70%

According to a new report, Wyoming’s insurance premiums had the second highest increase in the country between 2017 and 2018. The report, which was published by the Urban Institute, found that insurance premiums in Wyoming grew by 70% between this year and last year, with premiums for the cheapest plan in Wyoming jumping from about Continue reading

Tipton’s Take On Obama Care Repeal And CHIP Funding

In the second part of our conversation Congressman Scott Tipton we discussed funding for programs that benefit rural Colorado like the Secure Rural Schools and Child Health Insurance Program, also known at CHIP.  We also discussed the Obama Care Repeal process and whether another repeal attempt is expected in 2018. When asked Continue reading

Tax Reform Talk With Congressman Tipton

Congressman Scott Tipton Joined Wild West Radio recently to discuss a variety of issues, including tax reform, Child Health Insurance Program or CHIP funding, Sage Grouse Conservation, the Obamacare repeal process, and we also got the Congressman’s Continue reading

Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance Available

Assistance is available for those who would like to, but have yet to sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act or Obama Care. Open enrollment will run through January 12th, however, you must be enrolled for insurance by December 15th to Continue reading

Trailer Catches Fire South Of Craig

Craig firefighters responded to a fire Thursday morning at a single wide trailer near Moffat County Road 37, south of Craig. The fire started in the hot water heater closet and damaged a bedroom and bathroom. It took firefighters around half an Continue reading

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