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Offer your employees more than just a paycheck: Offer them a healthier life. Our partners at UnitedHealthcare deliver meaningful physical, mental, and social health-and-wellness solutions to the hospitality industry.

Learn more about UHC’s hospitality healthcare programs here.

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Tailor-made health plans for your restaurant

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UnitedHealthcare offers 2 health care solutions designed for Colorado Restaurant Association Members:

  • National Restaurant Association legacy program for groups of 2+ eligible employees
  • Restaurant & Hospitality Association Benefit Trust (RHABT) for groups of 6–50 enrolled employees

Both solutions include:

  • Options for medical, dental, vision, and life plans
  • A large nationwide network
  • Health and well-being programs
  • Digital tools
  • Ease of administration

Learn more here.

Restaurant Hospitality and Benefit Trust is available in Colorado but not in all states. To qualify, you must be a member of the Colorado Restaurant Association and be a part of the Restaurant and Hospitality industry (SIC codes 5812, 5813, 7011, 7032, 7041). Components subject to change.


Part-time and full-time team members can get help finding affordable personal health insurance by speaking directly to a licensed agent at no cost.  This includes seeing if they qualify for any federal subsidies as part of the enrollment process for an Affordable Care Act (ACA) plan.

Click here to learn more1Colorado Restaurant Association | or call (866) 434-9168.

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HealthiestYou by Teladoc

HealthiestYou by Teladoc:

Unlimited virtual visits just $9 per employee household per month.

General Medical: Board-certified doctors

Mental Health: Licensed mental health professionals

Dermatology: U.S. board-certified dermatologists

Nutrition, Back and Joint Care, and more!

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Connect for Health: individual, family & small business health insurance

Connect for Health is Colorado’s health insurance marketplace.

Open enrollment for individual, family and small business plans runs from November 1 through January 15.

Explore plans here.  Request financial help here.

OmniSalud provides people who are undocumented in Colorado with a safe way to compare affordable health insurance plans and enroll on a secure online platform. For more information go here.

If you missed the enrollment deadline, you may still have options:

You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) that will allow you to apply for health insurance, if you have experienced a qualifying life event. Qualifying life events can include:

  • A change in your home address
  • The loss of health insurance through a job or aging out of a parent’s policy at age 26
  • Household changes such as marriage, divorce, a death in the family, or having a baby

You have 60 days to enroll in a plan if you qualify for an SEP. If you miss that 60-day window, you will have to wait until Open Enrollment.

Confused? Find phone numbers or live chat here.

You can also reach out directly to our friends at Connect for Health Colorado.

Optum Perks

FREE Pharmacy Discount Card

Help Your Employees Save!

  • Pre-loaded with discounts on most FDA-approved medications
  • Save up to 80%* simply by showing the pharmacist your Optum Perks card
  • Use your card at thousands of pharmacies nationwide
  • Anyone can use, no matter age, medical history
  • No limit to how often you can use

Learn more.

In-Person & Online Mental Health Support

CHOW (Culinary Hospitality Outreach and Wellness): CHOW is a nonprofit organization that provides mental health resources to folks in the restaurant/hospitality industry. Its mission is to support wellness within the hospitality industry and to improve the lives of our community through shared stories, skills, and resources. CHOW is trying to reduce the stigma and address concerns that have been long overlooked in the hospitality industry.

Khesed Wellness: Outpatient mental health and wellness services that are affordable for the underinsured, including the hospitality industry

Ben’s Friends: Free hospitality-focused substance abuse support network. Join a safe environment with others who understand the unique challenges experienced by people on the front lines in restaurants, hotels, and other hospitality positions. Click here to find a meeting near you or access telephone meetings.

Active Minds: Active Minds is the nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for young adults.

Mental Health America: Online screening to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition

Aspen Recovery Centers: The Aspen Ridge REACH program in Colorado is an online substance abuse treatment program for anyone who is ready to get sober and stay sober. Licensed therapists use private, HIPAA-compliant video for individual, group, and family sessions – all from the privacy of your own home.

The Trevor Project: Support for transgender and nonbinary youth

Hope For the Day: A non-profit movement empowering the conversation on proactive suicide prevention and mental health education

Not 9 to 5: A non-profit global leader in mental health advocacy for the foodservice and hospitality sector

Healthy Pour: Healthy Pour can help educate your restaurant or bar team on improving their health and wellness.

Women’s Recovery: Women’s Recovery exists to help women overcome addiction and find healing for mental health issues in a warm, welcoming environment. The organization’s outpatient addiction treatment center in Colorado combines trauma-informed care with clinical treatment.

Man Therapy: Man Therapy® takes a humorous approach to addressing the serious issue of the high rate of suicide and unaddressed mental illness among men.

The Phoenix: A sober-active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together participants rise, recover, and live. The Phoenix offers virtual classes in fitness, meditation, and other methods of maintaining focus and balance.

For more information on any United Healthcare or other healthcare offerings, please email and we will put you in touch with the right person or organization.

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