Serving Colorado's Counties

County Health Pool

The County Health Pool (CHP) provides counties outstanding value for their employee benefits. CHP's commitment to cost control, well-designed benefit programs, and efficient claims administration makes CHP the best choice for county and other public entity employee health benefits. CHP is the only county-owned health plan provider in Colorado with benefits, contribution rates, and coverages determined by representatives from member counties. The CHP board meets every other month to discuss the industry, plan changes, coverages and renewal, as well as vote on appeals. Utilizing the professional expertise of staff and industry consultants, the board makes decisions affecting the plan designs and rates.

News & Updates

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Technical Update vol. 35 no. 38 - IRS Adjusts Affordability Percentage

Under the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act, applicable large employers, those with more than 50 employees, must offer affordable health coverage. The IRS uses a formula to help […]

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Technical Update vol. 25 no. 37 - Preserving Institutional Knowledge

The first baby boomers reached retirement age in 2008, and every year more and more leave the workforce, taking their knowledge and experience with them. Holding on to that knowledge […]

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Technical Update vol. 25 no 36 - AED Use and Maintenance

An AED (automated external defibrillator) is a medical device that helps people in cardiac arrest by analyzing their heart rhythm, and if necessary, by delivering defibrillation (e.g., electric shock) to […]

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Technical Update Vol. 25 no. 35 - Controlling Claim Costs: Why Does it Matter?

Your insurance contributions for the Colorado Counties Casualty Pool (CAPP) and the County Workers Compensation Pool (CWCP) are based on your county’s exposure and a loss-sensitive component. What is Meant […]

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