Colorado & Nevada | Winter | 2010 | Health Plan Analysis

UnitedHealthcare's Connected Care program, an effort to create a national telehealth network, has taken root in a partnership with Centura Health and rural health facilities. Diabetes management has taken different paths in Colorado and Nevada due to different populations, levels of preventive care and diabetic monitoring. Medicaid enrollment in Colorado has reached an all-time high, but program officials have made strides in evidence-based policies and tweaking practices for better results. Medicare Advantage plans in both states have tried to hold the line against expenses, with Reno's Hometown Health taking member advice to best preserve benefits without breaking the bank.