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Employer groups call on Congress to ensure quality, affordable health care

Emily Boerger | May 21, 2020 | California, Colorado, Texas

What They're Watching: Chris Howes

Michael Goldberg | May 12, 2020 | Colorado

CMS approves Colorado's federal fund match request for telemedicine projects

Michael Goldberg | May 7, 2020 | Colorado

The Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) approved this week a COVID-19 emergency funding request for $7.9 million from the Office of eHealth Innovation (OeHI), in the Lt. Governor’s Office, and Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (HCPF). According to a press release published by the Office...[ Read More ]

State announces Residential Outbreak Task Force

| May 6, 2020 | Colorado

In Colorado, more than 50% of the COVID-19 related deaths have been among older adults and people with disabilities who resided in high-density, group-living settings, like nursing homes and assisted living facilities. In order to reduce the spread of illness and number of deaths in these settings, the Colorado Unified...[ Read More ]

Legislators to withdraw the Colorado Option from this year’s session

| May 5, 2020 | Colorado

In the midst of a national health care emergency, State Senator Kerry Donovan (D-Vail), State Representatives Dylan Roberts (D-Avon), and Chris Kennedy (D-Lakewood) today announced that they are formally withdrawing the Colorado Option legislation from this year’s legislative session to ensure that all of the relevant stakeholders can be robustly...[ Read More ]

CDPHE releases amendment to public health order for long-term care facilities

Michael Goldberg | Apr 21, 2020 | Colorado

Today the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released an amendment to Public Health Order 20-20.  The amendment requires that long-term care facilities, including residential care facilities, nursing homes and assisted living residences, submit COVID-19 prevention and response plans by May 1, 2020, to halt the spread of...[ Read More ]

5 Things Colorado: Andrew Romanoff, COVID-19, Mountain towns

| Apr 17, 2020 | Colorado

It's ok to feel sad right now. It's ok to feel less productive than what you'd like. We're all going through a trauma , as individuals and as a collective. This is not a time for us to be at our best. It's a time for us to hold on...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Jimmy Sengenberger

Michael Goldberg | Apr 14, 2020 | Colorado

Jimmy Sengenberger is a Denver-based, constitutional conservative public speaker, writer, political commenter, and radio host. He joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss Colorado's need to boost the availability of services and address health care workforce shortages.     I think something that needs to be...[ Read More ]

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