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

Technical Update 56 - Winter Driving: Preparing Your Vehicle

Winter in Colorado often brings icy conditions, snow, and slick roads. While it is always best to stay home when road conditions are poor, winter driving is necessary for many Coloradans. Ensuring that your vehicle is properly prepared for winter before poor road conditions set in can help prevent accidents. AAA recommends that drivers have […]

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Technical Update 55 - Accident Investigations

Should a workplace accident occur involving employees, property damage, subcontractors, or the general public, the county should conduct an accident investigation to find the accident’s root cause and implement corrective measures to prevent future accidents. According to the CTSI Loss Prevention Manual : A good investigation identifies the root cause(s) and allows the supervisor to […]

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Technical Update 54 - FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs), and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are tax-advantaged accounts used to pay for certain qualified medical expenses such as co-pays, prescriptions, dental, and vision costs. Employers can offer any or all of these accounts as a benefit to offset healthcare costs. These accounts use pre-tax dollars and must […]

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Newly Elected Officials Seminar
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Technical Update 53 - No Campaigning on the Job

A February 2020 Gartner survey on politics found that 78% of workers discuss politics at work. Thirty-one percent of employees surveyed said that these discussions were stressful and frustrating, while 36% reported avoiding talking to or working with specific co-workers because of their political views. Politics can be a divisive subject, and it is best avoided […]

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