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CIVHC Welcomes Tamaan Osbourne-Roberts, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer

Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC) is happy to announce Tamaan Osbourne-Roberts, M.D., as CIVHC’s new Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

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CIVHC and CBGH Partner to Help Employers Reduce Health Care Costs

CIVHC and CBGH Partner to Help Employers Reduce Health Care Costs.

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Community Change Agent In-Depth: Colorado PERA

It is estimated that by 2030, Colorado’s population over the age of 65 will increase by 150 percent.

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CO APCD Claims Data Being Used for the First Time to Help Improve Population Health

In a four part series, CIVHC is demonstrating a revolutionary new way to use claims data from the CO APCD.

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CO APCD 2016 Annual Report Now Available

In their annual report to the Colorado General Assembly, the Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC) details the status of the Colorado All Payer Claims Database (CO APCD).

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Connect for Health Colorado Receives #2 National Ranking for New Consumer Shopping Tool

A third party, non-partisan healthcare group ranked the Connect for Health Colorado® website second among the 12 state-based health insurance marketplaces and HealthCare.gov.

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CIVHC Participates in First-in-the-Nation Healthcare Cost Project Highlighting Variation Across Regions

CIVHC participated in a first-ever national project identifying variation in health care spending and opportunities for improvement across six different regions.

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Health Care Service Prices Vary Widely Across Colorado and Are Driven By More Than Geography and Volume

CIVHC reveals that payments for health care services vary widely across Colorado and it's impossible to draw general conclusions about prices based solely on geography or volume.

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Spotlight on Innovation - Colorado's Accountable Care Collaborative

Since 2011, Colorado has avoided a net total $139 million in costs while improving health outcomes for thousands of residents.

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Spotlight on Innovation: Healthy Clinic Improvement Program - Colorado Rural Health Center

Seventy-three percent of Colorado is considered rural and the average rural county sprawls over 1600 square miles.

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Custom Data in Action: Connect for Health Colorado Quick Cost and Plan Finder

During the upcoming open enrollment period, Coloradans will have an exciting new resource to help them choose plans on Connect for Health Colorado’s health insurance marketplace.

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New Tool to Help Coloradans Choose Health Insurance

Shoppers on Colorado’s health insurance marketplace will have a new tool that will help them find the most cost-effective coverage when they begin shopping next week for coverage in 2017.

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Colorado All Payer Claims Database Scholarship Funding Available for 2016/2017

Funding Available to Help Organizations Access Health Care Data In Support of the Triple Aim.

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New Vendor Selected to Manage Data Intake and Process for the CO APCD

CIVHC has announced a new vendor for data intake, management, and analytics for the Colorado All Payer Claims Database (CO APCD)

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Free Standing Emergency Departments are Being Used for Non-Emergent Care at Higher Prices

A new report from CIVHC finds that Coloradans are using new free standing emergency departments (FSEDs) for non-life threatening conditions at higher costs.

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Spotlight on Innovation: CHORDS

Health information for communities is limited. However, recent advances in accessing health care data provide novel methods to identify where disparities may exist.

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Study Shows Nearly 90 Percent of Coloradans Diagnosed With Hepatitis C Go Untreated

New 'curative' treatments exist but many Colordans still suffer from the illness

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Custom Data in Action: Rural Hospital Payment Analysis Determines Viability of Alternative Payment Model

Alternative ways to pay for health care are gaining traction across the nation.

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CIVHC Leading Roundtable at Prime Health Innovation Summit

CIVHC Leading Roundtable at Prime Health Innovation Summit

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CIVHC's Jonathan Mathieu Presents at National HIT Summit

Jonathan Mathieu, CIVHC's VP of Research and Compliance & Chief Economist, presented at the sell-out 2016 State HIT Connect Summit.

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Spotlight on Innovation: Colorado's State Innovation Model

Between February 2015 and January 2019, Colorado will receive $65 million to put “The Colorado Framework” into place.

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All Payer Claims Database Supreme Court Decision

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling regarding a Vermont law requiring health insurance plans to provide certain claims information to state agencies.

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Supreme Court Ruling on Vermont APCD Case

The Supreme Court made a 6-2 decision earlier today in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual.

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Custom Data in Action: Bundled Payment Opportunity Analysis for Colorado Hospitals

Payment reform advocates have long touted the cost savings associated with alternative payment models.

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Spotlight on Innovation: Granting Grace: HopeWest

Death is a taboo topic in America. In many cases, the reticence to discuss end-of-life concerns extends to serious diagnoses, such as cancer, which may not be terminal.

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Coloradans With Private Health Insurance Paying Significantly More Than Their Medicare Neighbors For the Same Procedure

New CIVHC Analysis Shows Commercial Insurance Prices $55,000 Higher than Medicare in Some Areas

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CIVHC names Jay Want, MD, new Chief Medical Officer

CIVHC has named Jay Want, MD, Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Want, a nationally recognized leader in health care quality and cost innovation, joins CIVHC’s executive team.

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