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New Challenge for Obamacare: Enrollees Who Don’t Understand Their Insurance Plans

21 July 2014

Nine months after Americans began signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, a challenging new phase is emerging as confused enrollees clamor for help in understanding their coverage.

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Connect for Health Colorado Board Selects New Officers

21 July 2014

Connect for Health Colorado® Board of Directors unanimously elected Sharon O’Hara, Executive Vice President of the Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, as the new Chair. O’Hara has been a board member since 2013 and replaces outgoing Chair Gretchen Hammer, who will continue to serve on the Board. Also re-elected unanimously were Arnold […]

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Denver Hospitals Drop “Exempla” Name as Sisters of Charity Rebrands

21 July 2014

Three Denver-area hospitals are shedding the “Exempla” name. The names of St. Joseph Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center and Good Samaritan Medical Center will stand alone. The change comes three years after the faith-based, nonprofit Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health Systems merged with Exempla Healthcare. The Sisters of Charity system will now do business as […]

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Prefab Approach Shaves Time, Money Off Construction of New Hospital

21 July 2014

Exempla/Saint Joseph Hospital CEO Bain J. Farris wanted a new, high-tech hospital built and open within three years of breaking ground.

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Tarrant Tapped for More Responsibilities

18 July 2014

HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL is pleased to announce Maureen Tarrant has been named the new President and CEO effective Monday, Aug. 4. Tarrant will be moving from her current role as President and CEO of Sky Ridge Medical Center to take over the CEO position at […]

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Physician Health Partners Names Leaders

18 July 2014

Ryan Ward was promoted to Executive Director of State Programs for Physician Health Partners (PHP). Ryan will oversee the day-to-day operations and management for Colorado Community Health Alliance, a partnership between Centura Health, Primary Physician Partners, and PHP, and the Regional Care Collaborative Organization for Region 6 Medicaid. PHP is the management partner for Colorado […]

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Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care Named

16 July 2014

The Colorado General Assembly, with Senate Bill 14-187, created the Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care. The commission, appointed variously by the governor and leadership of the General Assembly is to “engage in analysis of health care costs in this state and make recommendations for action”. “When is the Commission’s first meeting?”    Because the […]

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Colorado Foundation for Medical Care Assets Acquired By Iowa Company

16 July 2014

An Iowa company has acquired most of the assets of Denver’s Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, hoping that the combined resources of the two health-management businesses will allow it to expand its federal contracts and its work with self-insured employers. Telligen Inc. will absorb 100 employees of the 40-year-old nonprofit company and take over roughly […]

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Are ACOs Transforming American Health Care?

16 July 2014

ACOs now have been around long enough to quantify some results of their efforts, even though the transition hasn’t been easy.

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Catholic Health Initiative Launches Prominence Health Subsidiary

16 July 2014

Will it be preeminent ?

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A Great Event

The State-of-the-State Breakfast was a tremendous success. Local leaders met to discuss the future of health care in Colorado. Our presenter, pollster and political analyst Floyd Ciruli, shared his insights regarding how the coming elections are shaping up and what is on the minds of Coloradans generated a lively and wide-ranging conversation.
If your interest in political activity was piqued, you can stay in the know by reading the Colorado Statesman. A weekly newspaper, it is the best way to keep abreast of Colorado legislative and political news. To subscribe, call 303-837-8600 or visit www.coloradostatesman.com.
Let us know what topics you'd like to explore in future events. Drop us a comment to ahertel@hmo-info.com.

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