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Humana Promotes Two

23 April 2014

Humana, Inc has announced new Utah leadership for its Employer Group segment. The company announced the promotion of Leslie Andrews as the Mountain States Market Vice President. Andrews will lead the Utah sales team and will focus exclusively on partnering with agents and employers, and delivering ongoing support, data-driven insights and coordinated service. Andrews has […]

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UCHealth to Create $63 Million DNA Research Center

23 April 2014

University of Colorado Health will invest $63 million in a new Center for Personalized Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, which will use DNA and molecular testing to provide better health care. The center will be primarily located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, but will serve as a resource for the entire UCHealth system, as […]

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Brokers Say Premiums are Skyrocketing

23 April 2014

Brokers say health premiums are rising so sharply that, in some states, increases are in the triple-digits and overall might be among the worst yet.

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U.S. Official Responsible for Reforming Medicare is Leaving Post

23 April 2014

The Obama administration on Tuesday announced the departure of the top health official responsible for reforming Medicare under President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law. Jonathan Blum, Medicare director and principal deputy administrator of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has presided over a range of reform initiatives during a five-year tenure including […]

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VA, Coffman Clash in Denver Hearing Over Troubled Hospital Project

23 April 2014

Tuesday's hearing was held by the VA Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations.

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HP Wins $117M Contract to Build New Colorado Medicaid Management System

23 April 2014

Colorado will pay HP Enterprise Services $116.9 million to implement a new Medicaid management system. It won a contract that drew the ire of some business organizations because the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing required that bids be submitted on seven non-returnable iPads, as the Denver Business Journal reported in 2012. A […]

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Kaiser, Other Nonprofits Score Majority of Exchange Sign-ups

23 April 2014

Nearly three out of four people who bought private health insurance through Colorado’s exchange selected nonprofit carriers: Kaiser Permanente, Rocky Mountain Health Plans and the Colorado HealthOP.

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Dupper Addresses Rising Healthcare Costs

23 April 2014

Larry Dupper, chief financial officer at Valley View Hospital, appeared before the Glenwood Springs Rotary at the Rivers Restaurant on Friday as part of an ongoing effort to discuss the rising cost of healthcare in the region.

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Humana AZ Adds to Leadership Team

23 April 2014

Humana,Inc has announced new Arizona leadership for its Employer Group segment. The company announced the promotion of Victoria Coley as the Arizona and Nevada Market Vice President. Coley will lead the Arizona sales team and will focus exclusively on partnering with agents and employers, and delivering ongoing support, data-driven insights and coordinated service. Coley has […]

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Hospices in Boulder Valley, Northern Colorado Will Merge

23 April 2014

TRU Community Care in Lafayette and Hospice of Northern Colorado in Greeley said they will consolidate their not-for-profit operations by summer because of increased regulation and decreasing reimbursement in a competitive health-care environment.

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State-Of-The-State Breakfast Is ...

Wednesday, May 21, our State-of-the-State Breakfast will gather together local experts to once again discuss the future of health care in Colorado. Almost all Colorado elective offices are in play this year. What will that mean for the political future? Come hear one of the state's best prognosticators, Floyd Ciruli, the renowned pollster and observer of Colorado political history. This event offers perfect timing: after the assemblies and before the primary.

JOIN your colleagues for networking and a live conversation on Colorado's political future at the historic Wellshire Event Center in south Denver. Presented by: Ally Public Policy, LLC and HCCA, publishers of the Colorado Managed Care Newsletter©.

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7:15 am State-of-the State: Election Year Forecast @ Wellshire Event Center
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Come join your colleagues for a lively discussion with Floyd Ciruli, noted political observer, consultant and pollster. He will share his thoughts on candidates, races [...]

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