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At This Time of Thanksgiving…

25 November 2014

The Colorado Managed Care Newsletter wishes to thank you for your loyalty.  As we begin our 31 year, we are grateful for the opportunity to be one of your sources of information in this ever-changing health care market.  We wish you and your family a joy-filled holiday season.

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Colorado health exchange: Enrollment Rate Outpacing Last Year

25 November 2014

Representing a significant increase from the first week last year, thousands of Coloradans have signed up for private health insurance since open enrollment started over a week ago, according to state’s healthcare exchange. Connect for Health Colorado says 6,144 individuals and families have enrolled in coverage since Nov. 15. That’s well over the 204 health […]

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Colorado Health Exchange Announces Opening of Walk-in Retail Locations

24 November 2014

Residents shopping or trying to renew health insurance through Colorado’s exchange can now do it face-to-face rather than online. Connect for Health Colorado announced Saturday that it has now opened 13 walk-in enrollment centers in 11 cities. Connect for Health Colorado is a state-chartered exchange that launched in late 2013 to serve as an online insurance […]

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Head of AHA to Retire

21 November 2014

Richard Umbdenstock has announced that he will retire as president and CEO of the Chicago-based American Hospital Association, AHA, at the end of 2015.   He has headed the AHA since January 2007. Mr. Umbdenstock is also vice-chair of the National Quality Forum, serves on the board of Enroll America and co-chairs the Council for Affordable […]

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Joint Commission Recognizes 19 Colo. Hospitals

21 November 2014

The Joint Commission, the leading national accreditor of health care organizations, has recognized nineteen Colorado hospitals for excellence as part of the  2013 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® program.  The Joint Commission has tracked healthcare quality data for over twelve years. The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for using evidence-based interventions that increase the […]

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Centura Health to Stop Hiring Tobacco Users

21 November 2014

One of Colorado’s largest health care systems, Centura Health, joined a national trend Thursday by announcing it won’t hire tobacco users after Dec. 31, yet questions remain about discriminating against employees to create healthier workplaces. Growing numbers of U.S. companies, especially hospitals, are refusing to hire smokers, and many more are considering bans, say experts […]

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Karen Reinertson In Memoriam

20 November 2014

Karen Reinertson, former executive director of the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, died on November 9, 2014 at her home in Austin, Texas. Karen Kay Reinertson, the daughter of Archie L. Ready and Iris T. Seibert, was born August 3, 1944 in Mexico, MO and died in her home November 9, 2014 […]

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2015 Lockton Employer Survey

19 November 2014

Visit our Reports and Surveys page for the full report. Lockton 2015 Survey Report Press Release-2

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135 Year Old Hospital to Close

19 November 2014

In 1879, a group of nuns from Kansas arrived in Leadville to provide medical services to the booming mining town. Now, after 135 years of providing care to the town and surrounding rural areas, St. Vincent Hospital is closing its doors. The 25-bed hospital at 10,152 feet announced on its Facebook page Saturday, Nov. 15, […]

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The Denver Hospice Selects a New President

19 November 2014

The Board of Directors of The Denver Hospice has announced that Janelle McCallum has been promoted to president of the organization.  She’s been with the hospice for several years and  has most recently served as interim president.  Bev Sloan will continue as CEO of The Denver Hospice for several months to come.  Her area of […]

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Thank You For Your Loyalty.

HCCA, publishers of the Colorado Managed Care Newsletter, began reporting on the financing of healthcare in Colorado in December of 1983. As we begin our 31st year, we are grateful for the opportunity to be one of your sources of information in this ever-changing, healthcare market.

We wish you and your family a joy-filled holiday season.

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