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February Lunch and Learn

  • 02/27/2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (MST)
  • South Denver Cardiology | 1000 Southpark Dr

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Legislative Update

There are more than 20 healthcare related bills in Colorado this session – which ones will affect you and your practice? 

Eric Speer, MBAHA, FACMPE and Jennifer Souders, FACMPE will discuss health-related bills being proposed in Colorado Legislature.  As your legislative liaisons, they need to hear from you how these bills will affect you, your practice and your patients.  Which bills will you support?  Which bills will you oppose?  What message do you want to get to your legislators? 

HB19-1089 could have had a devastating effect on our practices.  The bill proposed to exempt a person's earnings from garnishment if the person's family income did not exceed 400% of current federal poverty guidelines for medical debt.

Thanks to lobbying efforts by the collection agency industry, this bill did not pass out of committee. 

Do your providers perform in –office procedures or procedures in an ASC?  If so, SB19-110 may impact you. 

Under current law, certain freestanding and office-based facilities performing outpatient procedures such as liposuction and radiation treatments are not regulated to the same extent as facilities within a hospital. The bill extends the jurisdiction of the department of public health and environment to license these facilities and to adopt rules governing their operation.

You’ve heard the news - A six-month investigation by 9News discovered common, emergency surgeries inside Denver-area hospitals that led to lawsuits, property liens and wage garnishments. Current Colorado law does not appear to protect patients from so-called surprise bills.  There are currently two Out of Network Bills on the table.  Which one will you support? 

Please come and join the discussion in how to influence these bills for positive change. After all, if you are not at the table, you are on the menu!

 

Lunch and Learns are FREE for members, $25 for non-members. 

(no-show registrants may prohibited from registering for future events. Please cancel your registration if you cannot attend.)

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OUR MISSION

To provide educational opportunities and resources to promote professionalism in medical practice management.

OUR VISION

To be the recognized leader in defining and supporting the profession of medical practice management in Colorado.

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Colorado MGMA
P.O. Box 380084
Birmingham, AL 35238-0084
(985) 290-8020