Cover: Insurance company mergers must be rejected by regulators
Proposals will jeopardize office-based physician practices
by Benjamin Kupersmit, president, Kupersmit Research

Posted in: Communications, Cover Story, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Interacting With Payers, Payment Reform, Advocacy, Practice Evolution, Initiatives


Zika virus testing
Fort Collins lab leads Zika testing effort
by Kate Alfano, CMS Communications Coordinator

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Initiatives


AMA urges DOJ to block mergers
AMA Antitrust Attorney Henry Allen explains dangers to physicians and patients of allowing health plan mergers
by CMS staff report

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Interacting With Payers, Payment Reform, Advocacy, AMA, Practice Evolution, Initiatives


Zika virus: Colorado Medical Society guidance to physician members
updated Feb. 29, 2016

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, ASAP, Resources, Initiatives


Legal battle for transparency
The fight for transparent review of insurance mergers
by John Conklin, Esq., Martin Conklin, PC

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Legal and Ethics, Practice Management


COPIC Comment: Sharing what we have learned
The process behind developing COPIC’s education activities
by Ted J. Clarke, MD, Chairman & CEO, COPIC Insurance Company

Posted in: Communications, COPIC Comment, Colorado Medicine


Division of Insurance
Mergers in health insurance: the DOI's role
by Marguerite Salazar, Colorado Insurance Commissioner, Head of the Division of Insurance

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Interacting With Payers, Payment Reform, Practice Evolution


The final word: Patients and physicians pay heaviest price if mergers go through
by James L. Madara, MD, AMA CEO

Posted in: Communications, Final Word, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Interacting With Payers, Payment Reform, Advocacy, AMA, Practice Evolution, Initiatives


Health plan perspective - Aetna
Aetna and Humana: Working together to accelerate health care transformation
by Gina Conflitti, MD, Regional Medical Director, Aetna

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


Executive office update: Monopoly, oligopoly, monopsony – the new board game for doctors
by Alfred Gilchrist, CEO, Colorado Medical Society

Posted in: Communications, Resources, Interacting With Payers, Payment Reform, Practice Evolution


Health plan perspective - Anthem
Anthem, Cigna committed to working with providers to improve patient outcomes
by Mike Ramseier, President, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Colorado

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Interacting With Payers, Payment Reform, Practice Evolution


Physician burnout and its tie to payer issues
A Q&A with Doris Gundersen, MD
by CMS staff report

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Interacting With Payers, Payment Reform, Physician Wellness, Practice Evolution, Initiatives


National Advocacy Conference
CMS leaders storm the Hill to educate congressional legislators
by Kate Alfano, CMS Communications Coordinator

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Advocacy, AMA, Initiatives


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