Connect for Health Colorado http://kvnf.org en KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-wednesday-december-18-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Wreck on Stewart Mesa Kills One</li><li>Garfield County Asks Hickenlooper to Intervene on Healthcare Rules</li><li>Man Shot on Orchard Mesa Was wanted by State Authorities</li><li>State Oil and Gas Officials Looking Into Spill in Mesa County</li><li>State Tightens Spill Reporting Requirements</li><li>Volunteers Gather for Kids' Christmas Party in the North Fork Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:29:33 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20068 at http://kvnf.org Garfield County Asks Governor to Intervene on Insurance Rules http://kvnf.org/post/garfield-county-asks-governor-intervene-insurance-rules <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Garfield County wants Governor John </span>Hickenlooper<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to intervene with the state's new health insurance rules. The county has some of the highest premiums in Colorado under new guidelines. which are part of the Affordable Care Act.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:21:20 +0000 Elise Thatcher 19995 at http://kvnf.org Garfield County Asks Governor to Intervene on Insurance Rules KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-december-17-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headline</strong></p><ul><li>Delta County Commissioners adopt 2014 Budget</li><li>Local Grower wants to use Hostetler Hen House</li><li><em>Sounds of the High Country</em> - Tree Health in the West</li><li>State Loses Personal Information for 18,800 Employees</li><li>Ouray&nbsp;Student Selected as Alternative Delegate to Senate Youth Program</li><li>Over 137,000 Coloradans Signed Up for New Health Exchange So Far Tue, 17 Dec 2013 16:57:56 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19945 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, December 9, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-monday-december-9-2013 <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Connect for Health CEO Criticized for Requesting Raise</li><li>State Democrat Don Quick Enters Attorney General Race</li><li>Athletes Across Colorado Gearing Up for Shot at Olympics</li><li>Aspen Dog-Sledding Operation Accused of Animal Cruelty Mon, 09 Dec 2013 15:15:00 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19746 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, December 6, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-december-6-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>US Forest Service Unveils Plan for Forest Recovery</li><li>More Snow Possible for Western Colorado</li><li>Connecting the Drops - Hydropower on the Colorado River</li><li>Coloradans Enrolling in New Health Exchange in Higher Numbers Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:03:01 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19482 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-november-19-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Investigation Begins into Deaths of 2 Miners at Revenue-Virginus Mine</li><li>Enviromental Critics Say New Air Quality Moves are Purely Political</li><li>Industry Proponents Reserving Judgement on Air Quality Rules, For Now</li><li>Median Income in Delta County Ranks in Bottom Third of the State</li><li>Over 53,000 Coloradans Now Enrolled in New Health Exchange Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:59:27 +0000 Brian Cambria 18798 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, November 15, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-november-15-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>State Finalizes Grants for Rural Movie Theaters</li><li>Last of 4 Anti-Fracking Measures on Front Range Narrowly Passes, Recount Likely</li><li>Mesa County School District Seeing More Students Expelled for Pot</li><li>Over 3700 Enrolled in Colorado's New Health Exchange</li><li>Compromise Reached Between Ski Areas, BLM &amp; Forest Service Over Water Rights Bill</li><li>Increased Fines for Truckers on Independence Pass Moving Forward Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:45:11 +0000 Travis Bubenik 18644 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-november-12-2013 <p></p><p><b>Headlines</b></p><ul><li>Moffact County Officials Criticize BLM's Approach to Sage Grouse Plans</li><li>Garfield County Outlines Sage Grouse Protection Plan</li><li>Rocky Mountains Seeing More Horizontal Drilling than Rest of U.S.</li><li>Connect for Health Officials Working on Faster Insurance Applications</li><li>Basalt Residents Will See Vote on Retail Marijuana</li><li>Adams County Republican Joins Governor's Race&nbsp;</li></ul> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:36:58 +0000 Travis Bubenik 18476 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: Connect for Health Colorado http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-connect-health-colorado <p>KVNF's Ali Lightfoot explores her options for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act with Maria Forster at Connect for Health Colorado.</p><p>We also spoke with <a href="http://www.inewsnetwork.org/">I-News Network</a> reporter Kristin Jones about a recent statewide survey looking at the <a href="http://www.inewsnetwork.org/posts/state-survey-highlights-disparities-in-medical-care/">state of healthcare in Colorado.</a></p><p></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 20:29:10 +0000 Ali Lightfoot 18201 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: Connect for Health Colorado Montrose, Hotchkiss Connect for Health Offices See Busy First Days http://kvnf.org/post/montrose-hotchkiss-connect-health-offices-see-busy-first-days <p>Officials with Connect for Health Colorado<em>, </em>the state&rsquo;s new online health exchange, said the website saw 79,000 unique visitors for its first day on Monday.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Alicia </span>Plantz<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with the Montrose Connect for Health Office says she&rsquo;s received plenty of calls and some walk-ins over the past few days. She says most of the people she&rsquo;s talked to so far want to know whether they&rsquo;re eligible for financial assistance.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:14:53 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16761 at http://kvnf.org Montrose, Hotchkiss Connect for Health Offices See Busy First Days