Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP) has partnered with the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign to sponsor a $4,000 monetary award to the selected winner of the Governor’s Healthy Community Award.
RMHP partnered with OEDIT after it announced that nominations are open for the Governor’s Healthy Community Award given the award’s alignment with their own mission to improve the health and well-being of Colorado communities. The monetary award is designed to further the winner’s efforts to improve their healthy community efforts.
“Rocky Mountain Health Plans is Colorado-based and Colorado-focused, and we’re dedicated to building healthy communities throughout our state. We’re once again pleased to support the Governor’s Healthy Community Award and work alongside OEDIT and LiveWell Colorado to help our fellow Coloradans,” said Steve ErkenBrack, President and CEO of RMHP.
All communities (district, township, town, city or county) are invited to apply via the portal at https://oedit.secure.force.com/oedit/. Applicants will be evaluated on integration of community health and economic development strategies, community collaboration, measurement, and future planning. Applications are due by October 19, 2018.
Benefits of the Governor’s Healthy Community Award include:
— $4,000 monetary award
— Governor’s Proclamation of being the healthiest community
— Feature story by OEDIT shared with media outlet — Recognition through LiveWell Colorado’s communications channels.
RMHP offers health insurance coverage to individuals of all ages and businesses of all sizes serving over 230,000 individuals, seniors, employers, and Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) beneficiaries.
The winner will be recognized at LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Summit held in Denver November 29-30, 2018. The award will be formally presented during the lunch session on November 30, 2018.