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

CTSI Training During COVID-19

During these challenging times, CTSI continues to offer members valuable training classes. In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Colorado Department of Health and Environment have placed limits on in-person gatherings, including training courses. While some counties have received variances from the state, allowing in-person gatherings, […]

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Technical Update 46 - Data Security for Telecommuters

The COVID-19 Pandemic forced many businesses and organizations to embrace telecommuting almost overnight. While telecommuting was a popular benefit with employees and employers alike before the pandemic, the rapid move to telework has led to some challenges. One of which is maintaining the security and integrity of company data and networks with so many workers […]

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Technical Update 45 - FMLA Forms Revised by DOL

The Department of Labor (DOL) made changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms this summer. Under FMLA, employers with at least 50 employees must provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave a year to eligible workers: who have worked for the company for at least a year; worked 1,250 hours the […]

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August: Asthma
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Technical Update 44 - Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials that can hurt your eyes, irritate your respiratory system, and worsen chronic heart and lung diseases. Smoke can cause: Coughing A scratchy throat Irritated sinuses Shortness of breath Chest pain Headaches Stinging eyes A runny nose Asthma […]

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