Study Ranks Colorado 11th for Health Care

The residents of Colorado are working hard to improve our healthcare system throughout the state. A recent study ranked Colorado number 11 in the US based on several different variables, however, health care costs in Colorado were ranked 47. Read the article below recapping the results from the survey and other placement factors. A new…

Colorado’s Health Exchange Premiums Expected to Drop 18% – if Feds Approve Reinsurance

Health insurance premiums have been an ongoing topic of discussion for Colorado government leaders, medical professionals, insurance companies and patients. With continuous changes throughout the industry, the latest development includes the drop of health exchange premiums. Read the article below for more information recently released and the expectations to come. Western Slope families could save…

Changes to Timely Filing Requirements

Changes to timely filing requirements for commercial and Medicare Advantage plans for all claims submitted to plan on or after October 1, 2019 Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and HMO Colorado (hereinafter collectively referred to as Anthem) continues to look for ways to improve our processes and align with industry standards. Timely receipt of medical…

Gov. Polis Rolls Out ‘Roadmap’ to Reduce Healthcare Costs in Colorado

Healthcare costs have been an increasingly popular conversation among doctors, patients, insurance companies and even the government. Colorado Governor, Jared Polis is getting involved and proposing the potential of reducing healthcare costs in Colorado. Read the article below from KOAA News5 of his new plan. DENVER – Gov. Jared Polis and Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera…

Code Spotlight — Remote Patient Monitoring Services

Just another piece in the telehealth puzzle, Remote Patient Monitoring, or RPM, is adding to the patient/provider relationship. New CPT codes 99453, 99454, and 99457 allow for reimbursement of services providers can utilize to manage and coordinate care at home. Best yet, code 99457 can be reported by clinical staff such as RN’s and medical…