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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 Issue 37 - Heat-related Illnesses

As temperatures soar, the risk of heat-related illness increases. These illnesses are caused when the body’s cooling mechanisms (i.e., sweating, radiating heat, etc…) are unable to lower the body’s core temperature, usually as the result of physical activity and/or high temperatures. People with pre-existing medical conditions, the elderly, and young children are most at risk […]

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June: The Benefits of Vitamin D
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Technical Update Issue 36 - SB20-217: Law Enforcement Integrity Act

SB20-217, concerning law enforcement accountability and signed by the Governor on June 19, includes several provisions that have implications for pool insurance coverage. A PDF of the signed act is available here. SB20-217 & CAPP Based on the manuscript form of the CAPP policy, which is designed to meet the current and expanding needs of […]

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Issue Number 35 - Caution! Snake Season is Here

Of Colorado’s 30 snake species, only three pose a threat to humans: the prairie rattlesnake, the Western rattlesnake and the massasauga rattlesnake. Observe and share the following safety tips to better understand snake behavior: Rattlesnakes like to hide. Snakes do not like to interact with humans or other animals. If the snake coils up and […]

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CTSI Mourns James Buchanan Adams III, CTSI Property & Liability Senior Claims Examiner

James Buchanan Adams III, CTSI Property & Liability Senior Claims Examiner, passed away on April 25, 2020.  James was a valued member of the CTSI team for over 13 years.  Born in Atlanta, Georgia, James grew up in Brooklyn, New York.  He moved to Littleton, Colorado, with his family in 1989 and enjoyed the many […]

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