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Top Doctor Leaves Denver for Brush

16 April 2014

How did Brush’s East Morgan County Hospital (EMCH) land one of Denver’s top orthopedic surgeons to not only work at its hospital but make his home in the community? Brush Chamber of Commerce members learned from Jon Erickson himself when he spoke at the chamber’s monthly luncheon on April 10. Erickson grew up in Rochester, […]

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More Employers Consider Dropping Post-retirement Health Benefits Under Obamacare

16 April 2014

The federal Affordable Care Act is prompting more employers to consider ending health insurance coverage for future retirees. While the trend has been around since the late 1980s, a recent study shows more businesses plan to stop offering the post-retirement benefit packages in the coming years. That is because more people are being directed toward […]

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Burwell has Insurance Ties

16 April 2014

HHS nominee was a MetLife director

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Census Survey Revisions Mask Health Law Effects

16 April 2014

Officials said it will be difficult to say how much of any change is attributable to the Affordable Care Act and how much to the use of a new survey instrument.

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University of Arizona Researchers Look to Develop Pacemakers Without Batteries

16 April 2014

Researchers at the University of Arizona are working on a new way to power pacemakers that could do away with batteries for good. The devices seek to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy and could have many applications, Dr. Marvin Slepian, professor of medicine and biomedical engineering at the University of Arizona, said. One of […]

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Providers Lag as Healthcare Consumers Set Agenda

16 April 2014

New players in healthcare are gaining a toehold with frustrated consumers who are "ready to abandon traditional care models for ones that echo experiences in banking, retail and entertainment," PwC says in a PwC Health Research Institute report.

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Exchange Enrollees Sicker Than Average

16 April 2014

Analysis from Express Scripts shows that, based on their medication usage, PPACA enrollees are sicker than patients off the exchanges, often requiring specialty drug prescriptions.

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Budget Chief Is Obama’s Choice as New Health Secretary

16 April 2014

If confirmed, Sylvia Mathews Burwell would replace Kathleen Sebelius, who is resigning. Ms. Burwell, who was confirmed in a 96-to-0 vote last year to lead the budget office, has spent much of the past year mired in Washington’s fiscal fights, including the standoff that led to a 15-day government shutdown in early October. She also handled […]

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Sebelius Resigns After Troubles Over Health Site

16 April 2014

Kathleen Sebelius, the health and human services secretary, is resigning, ending a stormy five-year tenure marred by the disastrous rollout of President Obama’s signature legislative achievement, the Affordable Care Act. Mr. Obama accepted Ms. Sebelius’s resignation this week, and on Friday morning, he will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the director of the Office of Management […]

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Ground Broken on New Medical Center

10 April 2014

Sterling site will be model for rural centers

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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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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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