The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) held a webinar on Wednesday presenting maternal health data impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The webinar presented the state’s roadmap for maternal health equity through a series of scheduled stakeholder sessions this year, coordinating with the Maternity Advisory Committee (MAC) and community birthing partners who … Read more

Colorado Access, the largest regional accountable entity (RAE) in Colorado’s Medicaid program, is preparing to help members keep health insurance coverage in anticipation of the state’s disenrollment of Medicaid coverage in May. Starting April 1st, states are no longer required to continually cover enrollees regardless of eligibility changes and will begin the process of redetermining … Read more

Last year, Colorado declared a youth mental health state of emergency after record numbers of kids and youth in mental health crises were reported across the pediatric health system. According to the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey, 40% of public middle and high school respondents had experienced feelings of depression in 2021. The Children’s Hospital Colorado … Read more

In accordance with state law passed last year, Colorado expanded postpartum coverage for Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) members from 60 days to 12 months on July 1st.  The expanded coverage is part of the new state plan option offered by the federal government under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and … Read more

McGinnis joined Colorado Access in March 2000 and has played an integral part in the growth of the company since that time. She has more than 17 years of health care experience, and brings a unique understanding of health care systems and public policy.  McGinnis received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Vassar … Read more