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Trump Administration Health Plans Require a Close Look

08 August 2018

The Trump administration’s alternatives to comprehensive and pricey Affordable Care Act policies are association health plans and short-term insurance. They should have lower premiums with skinnier coverage. President Trump believes insurers are enthusiastic and “millions” will sign up for the offerings. The trade association America’s Health Insurance Plans and Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association […]

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Chodkowski Says Farewell to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center

08 August 2018

Paul Chodkowski was the first CEO of St. Anthony Summit Medical Center when it opened to the public in 2005.  He retired from that position earlier this month but will continue to live part time in Summit County.  Chodkowski has spent his career in administration of Catholic facilities from coast to coast.  Prior to coming […]

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Community Hospital in Grand Junction Adds New CMO and Trauma Designation

08 August 2018

Colorado West Healthcare System dba Community Hospital in Grand Junction has announced that Dr. Thomas Tobin will be the next chief medical officer.  He comes to the position with both medical and administrative experience.  Most recently he served as president of TT Enterprises, a Spokane. Wash.-based consulting firm specializing in providing temporary emergency medicine staffing […]

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Funding for Planned Parenthood Continues…for Now

08 August 2018

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced recipients of Title X family planning grants.   Thirteen Planned Parenthood affiliates were among the 96 organizations identified as grant recipients.  The grants are scheduled to be distributed this month. HHS is in the process of revamping the Title X program.   In its final rule […]

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United’s MA Members Denied Care at UC Hospital & CU Medicine

08 August 2018

UCHealth’s University of Colorado Hospital and University of Colorado School of Medicine have severed ties with UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage plans and are no longer seeing patients with that form of coverage. The dispute arises over allegations by the hospital and medical school that the insurer was not following the medical claims reimbursement and appeals process […]

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Safety Net Clinic Week – August 20-24

08 August 2018

Annually, the Colorado Rural Health Center highlights the contributions made by some of Colorado’s healthcare safety net providers.  This is an opportunity for urban residents to  visually experience the integral part these providers play in the delivery of health care to rural Colorado. This year’s showcase will give viewers an in depth look at three […]

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Kaiser to Step Back from Providing Medicaid Services to Some Colorado Areas

01 August 2018

Kaiser Permanente Colorado has announced that it no longer provides Medicaid services to several areas along the front range in Colorado.  The decision impacts close to 2,500 current Kaiser Medicaid patients. The stoppage began as of the first of July and mainly affects patients in Colorado Springs, Frisco, Fort Collins, Loveland and Pueblo.  Services to […]

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Medical Center of Aurora Adds to Leadership Team

01 August 2018

The Medical Center of Aurora has announced the selection of Stacy Black as the organization’s next associate chief nursing officer for both TMCA and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital. Black most recently served as a multi-departmental administrator at Swedish Medical Center.  She moved to Colorado in 2013 as a charge nurse and interim assistant director of the […]

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Walgreens Introduces New Digital Platform for Customer

01 August 2018

Deerfield, Ill.-based Walgreens has introduced a new digital platform that will connect customers with medical services.  The “Find Care Now” platform has  been in the design phase for some time according to a Walgreen’s spokesperson. The new platform allows for a variety of digital services including  tele-health consultations, appointment scheduling for doctors and routine health  […]

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

01 August 2018

The annual “Walks to End Alzheimer’s” are scheduled for locations around the state in August and September.  Boulder’s Herbst Plaza at the University of Colorado will host a walk on Saturday, August 11.  Denver City Park will be the starting point for Denver’s walk on Saturday, September 15. Statistics referencing the impact of the disease […]

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