Colorado Reports 58% Increase in Teen Suicide Over Three Year Period

Colorado Reports 58% Increase in Teen Suicide Over Three Year Period

Colorado has a need in providing mental health services, and in helping prevent adolescent suicides.  With numbers from 2019 showing Colorado well above the national average of teen suicide deaths for 15-19 year olds. A Correlation in Access to Mental Health Resources...
Flu Shots, and Staying Safe this Flu Season

Flu Shots, and Staying Safe this Flu Season

With flu season upon us, we have some information we found at Medicare.gov about flu shots, and staying safe.  Our senior population should take note that they have a higher probability of serious health complications from the flu.  You guys know who you are, and...
In 8th Week of Declines, U.S. Reports COVID-19 Numbers Down 15%

In 8th Week of Declines, U.S. Reports COVID-19 Numbers Down 15%

COVID-19 numbers coming in this week show the United States in a decline for both number of new cases and deaths. Totals ending the week of September 13 were down 15% from the prior weeks numbers. Down from July Peak The United States hit a peak during July with an...
Scam Alert!  Be Aware of Imposter Healthcare Websites

Scam Alert! Be Aware of Imposter Healthcare Websites

Alert! Colorado PEAK has just issued a warning that a fake website was recently discovered, used to deceive PEAK clients.  The fake website is reported to not contain malware.  However, there are links where a visitor may be tricked into providing information, or...
Opening Soon!  Understanding the 2021 Open Enrollment Period

Opening Soon! Understanding the 2021 Open Enrollment Period

Health Insurance Open Enrollment for 2021 is opening soon! November 1st, 2020 marks the first day of the period when you can apply for a new health plan. There are many things we can help you figure out as you’re shopping for health insurance for yourself, or...
Special Enrollment Period – Do You Qualify?

Special Enrollment Period – Do You Qualify?

Open enrollment for new insurance plans isn’t quite here yet.  That happens on November 1, 2020.   Did you know, that under certain circumstances you can still sign up for coverage now? Life changing events might qualify you for insurance now if you don’t...
COVID-19 Tracing Guidelines from the CDC

COVID-19 Tracing Guidelines from the CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released some information to help understand what COVID-19 Contact Tracing involves, and how its use attempts to slow the spread of the Coronavirus. The CDC includes guidelines, in the case that you or someone...
Fraud Alert!  Scammers and COVID-19

Fraud Alert! Scammers and COVID-19

We’ve come across some information to share with the people of our community, and anyone who comes to our site by searching the web. During this challenging time, there’s people out there looking to take advantage of unsuspecting individuals.  Scammers....

Anthem Releases Medical Loss Ratio Rebate Information

Anthem generally issues Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rebates by September 30.  Due to the uncertain nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, Anthem plans to issue MLR rebates in August. MLR is a provision of the Affordable Care Act based on a ratio of insurance claims costs to...