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Our blog bringing you the unique views of the people that make up Colorado Access.

Colorado Access Medical Assistance Site Volunteers for Pilot Project to Reduce Waste and Increase Efficiency


AURORA, Colo – Colorado Access, a local nonprofit health care company, volunteered to participate in the statewide Business Process Reengineering project. Specifically, the Colorado Access medical assistance site volunteered and was the only site chosen from the Denver metropolitan region to participate in the project, sponsored by the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. … Read More

Colorado Access Hosts Virtual Townhall with Colorado U.S. Senators


AURORA, Colo. – Colorado Access, a 501(c)4 nonprofit health plan serving the Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) populations, hosted U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner for an invite-only, bipartisan virtual townhall. The townhall focused on access to and the importance of behavioral health services in Colorado in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. … Read More

Colorado Access Selected to Participate in Early Adopter Program


AURORA, Colo – Colorado Access, a local nonprofit health care company, was selected to participate in the Consumer Partnership Early Adopter Program. This program was created by the Center to Advance Consumer Partnership (CACP) – a partnership between Commonwealth Care Alliance and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. “We are excited to begin this work with … Read More

Paula Kautzmann, Colorado Access Chief Information Officer, Named as Finalist for 2020 Colorado CIO of the Year ORBIE Award


AURORA, Colo – Paula Kautzmann, chief information officer at Colorado Access, was named as a finalist for the 2020 Colorado CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards. Kautzmann was chosen as a finalist amongst 75 nominations received. “Paula has brought technology and innovation to a new level at Colorado Access,” says Marshall Thomas, MD, president and … Read More

Colorado Access Supports Local Nonprofit Organizations Through Donations


AURORA, Colo – Colorado Access, a local nonprofit health care company, donated materials and supplies to local area nonprofit organizations, furthering the company’s mission to partner with communities and empower people through access to quality, affordable care. “We live and work in the community, just like our members and providers, so it is important to … Read More

Gretchen McGinnis, Member of Colorado Access Executive Team, Brings Unique Health Care Experience to Division of Insurance Primary Care Payment Reform Collaborative


DENVER – Gretchen McGinnis, senior vice president of health care systems and accountable care at Colorado Access, has been selected to serve on the Division of Insurance Primary Care Payment Reform Collaborative. The Collaborative, having most recently met on August 19, 2019, focuses on improving primary care and offering recommendations to the insurance commissioner about … Read More

Colorado Access Joins Catalyst HTI


DENVER – Colorado Access, a local nonprofit health plan that serves members throughout Colorado, has joined Catalyst HTI, a health care innovation campus located in the heart of the River North (RiNo) district in Denver, CO. Colorado Access is the only organization in Colorado caring for members across the continuum of health services, from Health … Read More

Colorado Access Expands Policy Role in Health Care


AURORA, Colo. – Colorado Access announces the addition of Stephanie Glover as the senior health policy analyst. Glover brings years of health policy experience to the company, helping fortify Colorado Access as a leader in health care policy in Colorado. “Stephanie’s background working with the different populations to increase access to quality, affordable health care … Read More