President’s letter: Telehealth – facilitating the next big thing

Posted in: Communications, President's Letter, Colorado Medicine, Practice Redesign, Health Information Technology, Practice Evolution


Workers’  compensation
Debunking the myths about Colorado’s system
by Bob Mook, CMS contributing writer

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Workers' Comp and Personal Injury, Initiatives


Executive Office Update: Colorado cost commission begins work on lofty goals

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Health System Reform


90-day grace period
DOI guidance helps physicians when patients are late making premium payments
by Marilyn Rissmiller, CMS Senior Director, Health Care Financing

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Coding and Billing, Practice Management


Cover: Aligning the big picture
Medicare incentives turn into penalties
by Marilyn Rissmiller, CMS Senior Director, Health Care Financing

Posted in: Communications, Cover Story, Colorado Medicine, Coding and Billing, Practice Management


Right to Try Act
Colorado becomes first state to give terminally ill patients options and access to investigational treatments
by Susan Koontz, JD, CMS General Counsel Jean Martin, MD, JD, COPIC Legal Counsel

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


“I’m a good doctor. Are you?”
Reporting quality measures to improve care
by Mark A. Levine, MD, FACP, Chief Medical Officer, Denver Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


Bridges to Excellence
Opportunity for physicians to be recognized for quality
by Robert J. Smith, MBA, Colorado Business Group on Health

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


Cost commission kicks off
Health policy leaders begin herculean three-year task
by Bob Mook, CMS contributing writer

Posted in: Communications, Transparency, Practice Evolution, Health System Reform


Death certificates
Physician guidelines for death certificate completion
by Leon Kelly, MD, Deputy Chief Medical Examiner El Paso County Coroner’s Office

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Practice Management


Check up on Colorado Medicaid
Colorado Medicine sits down with HCPF Director Sue Birch
by Susan Birch, MBA, BSN, RN, Executive Director Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


COPIC Comment: COPIC celebrates 30 years
A strong foundation that supports improved medicine

Posted in: Communications, COPIC Comment, Colorado Medicine


In politics, not knowing your right from left is a good thing
by David Ross, DO, Chair Colorado Medical Political Action Committee

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Advocacy, Initiatives


The final word: CMS physicians share experience at national leadership seminar
by Michael J. Pramenko, MD, Executive Director, Primary Care Partners, Grand Junction, Colorado Medical Society Past President

Posted in: Communications, Final Word, Colorado Medicine, Transparency, Practice Evolution


COMPAC announces candidate endorsements
Physicians urged to consider recommendations
by CMS staff report

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Advocacy, Initiatives


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