Achieving Our Olympic Vision

It is fair to say that the Olympics and supporting the greater Olympic community is a family passion. During The Games, we follow the athletes in their events, celebrating and commiserating through victory and defeat. We treasure our own Olympic moments and cheer on close friends who are still working Read more…

Alternative Payment Model Shift

On April 27th, CMS released proposed rules for the implementation of the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), an act that heretofore was famous for containing the repeal of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR).  The SGR was uniformly hated by physicians and other providers, as it theoretically controlled the rate Read more…

Plaintalk Blog Series

Plaintalk Blog Series – Introduction You spoke, and we listened. In late 2015, CIVHC sent out a survey asking for ways to advance our mission – better health, lower costs, and a healthier Colorado. We heard a recurring theme; many of you are unclear about what we do and how Read more…

If You’re Poor, Where You Live Matters

Originally featured on WantHealthcareLLC.com.In a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, economists from Stanford and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) did a very interesting thing. There is a general assumption that the richer you are, the longer you live, on average. This turns out to be Read more…