Colorado Springs, CO

The Colorado Business Group on Health (CBGH) is currently engaged in implementing the Diabetes Care Link program in Colorado Springs.  The coalition had previously implemented a diabetes education initiative in Colorado Springs that focused on improving the detection, education and benefit-design structure for consumers with diabetes.  Among its consumer tools, CBGH also publishes an annual health plan report card, Health Matters.  CBGH is an employer-focused coalition serving the entire state of Colorado that continues to promote improvements in healthcare quality through pay-for-performance programs like Bridges to Excellence.  CBGH plans to expand the scope of BTE programs to other Colorado sites in the future to encourage statewide improvements in care delivered.


Number of Recognized Physicians: 8

Rewards Paid to Date: $0

BTE Programs Implemented: Diabetes Care Link

Geographic Scope of Market: Colorado Springs area

Number of Covered Lives in Market: 50,000

Participating Employers: Centura Penrose St. Francis, Colorado College, Colorado Springs Utilities,
      City of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Intel, Memorial Hospital, School District #11

Licensed Health Plan Administrators: United Healthcare, Anthem-Wellpoint, CIGNA, Rocky Mountain,
      Great West

Performance Assessment Organizations and Measures: National Committee for Quality Assurance   

Reward Amounts:

Basic Not Applicable $100 Not Applicable
Intermediate Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Advanced Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable

 Next Rewards Cycle: More information coming soon

 BTE RDE Costs: More information coming soon

 Regional Contacts:

Name Organization Contact Information Contact Type
Donna Marshall Colorado Business Group on Health [email protected]
General BTE information and participation in CO


Colorado Springs Mayor Supports Bridges to Excellence Programs - April 23, 2007 (Press release)



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