November 2018

Delta Dental of Colorado Employees Give Back to Colorado Nonprofits
As a nonprofit dedicated to improving the well-being of all Coloradans, Delta Dental of Colorado's  community engagement program connects employees with causes that impact our communities. Our mission-building activities strengthen our partnerships with Colorado's nonprofits, both big and small, in three ways:
  • Employee engagement through volunteerism, financial donations, and board participation
  • Community outreach through supporting the work of other nonprofits through programs, events, and sponsorships
  • Strategic community partnerships through including oral health as part of all health conversations and activities
In the spirit of the recent celebration of Thanksgiving and our 60th anniversary, we are honored to have contributed $120,000 to ten Colorado-based nonprofit organizations through our employee-driven iGive program

To celebrate the company's philanthropic outreach and honor employees, Delta Dental of Colorado hosted an event last month, bringing together community leaders and recipients of iGive funds at our new Catalyst HTI space. iGive allows each of our 200 employees and board members to nominate and select charities to receive contributions. In honor of our 60th   anniversary, each employee was given $600 to donate to one of the ten charities.  

"Our employees are at the center of what makes our company energy great," said Helen Drexler, chief executive officer of Delta Dental of Colorado. "The spirit of giving back, as captured by iGive, is how we honor their hard work while also partnering with nonprofits reaching Colorado communities across the state."

2018 iGive recipients include:
  • Alzheimer's Association of Colorado
  • Project Worthmore
  • Northwest Colorado Health
  • Pueblo Community Health Center
  • Food for Thought Denver
  • Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention
  • Task Force: ISO
  • Life Stories Child and Family Advocacy
  • Camp Wapiyapi
  • Denver Dumb Friends League

Earn up to an EXTRA $1,250 by selling Delta Dental individual products
Don't forget, you can earn up to $1,250 in cash incentives for selling any of our individual plan offerings, in addition to your broker commission!

For policies effective 1/1/19 to 3/1/19, earn*:
  • $250 for three policies sold.
  • $500 for five policies sold.
  • $1,250 for 10 policies sold.
For more information on our broker commission for individual products, please contact salesteam@ddpco.com. Additional plan details can be found at DeltaDentalCoversMe.com or on our individual product flyer. 

*Each broker will qualify for one payment which will be calculated based on the total number of policies sold for policies effective January 1, 2019 to March 1, 2019. Incentive will be paid out by March 31, 2019.

HEALTH CARE REFORM NEWS
In the first three weeks of this year's sign-up period, 1.9 million people have registered for ObamaCare plans, compared to the 2.3 million by this point last year - a decrease of about 400,000 people.

Reuters, November 19, 2018
Democrats will scrutinize the Trump administration's decision not to defend Obamacare in federal court, when Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year.

INDUSTRY NEWS
Reuters, November 21, 2018
People who don't understand how their health insurance works or how to estimate out-of-pocket costs are more likely to avoid needed care than those with a firm grasp of what services should cost, a U.S. study suggests.
Americans should not eat any romaine lettuce amid concerns over a new E. coli outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned.

COLORADO NEWS
Automotive News, November 19, 2018
Colorado has become the 13th state, along with the District of Columbia, to adopt low-emission vehicle standards based on those of California.

Denver Business Journal, November 5 2018
Where are the best restaurants to entertain a client, pitch an idea or close a deal over lunch?
COLORADO COMPANY NEWS
Denver Business Journal, November 20, 2018
Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus has partnered with Shinesty to launch his own signature apparel line that includes blazers, dress pants and women's swimwear.
Denver Business Journal,  November 6, 2018
Pittsburgh-based private equity firm 3 Rivers Capital said it has acquired Aurora-based Amazing Care Home Health Services Inc.

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