Category Archives: Healthcare Cost

Anthem Insurance – Not Gonna Pay for That ER Visit

Non-emergency

The maneuver A while back, Anthem Insurance began reviewing discharge diagnoses from the emergency room and implemented a policy in certain states where certain “non-emergency” diagnoses were not going to be paid for by the insurer.  Those earlier states included Georgia, Kentucky and this past June, Missouri.  Now Anthem is expanding that policy to Indiana […]

Hampered By Health Care Costs? You Are Not Alone.

Dollar Health Care Costs

Colorado Edition Health Care Costs Getting to You? We hear you loud and clear.  We feel it ourselves.  Health care costs too much.  Not only are most of us paying a monthly premium…but in addition to that, most of us are also paying a co-pay, which is a set amount paid for each type of […]

Telehealth and the Mile High Health Alliance

Denver Skyline

Today, it was great to sit down and talk with Dede de Percin, the Executive Director, of the Mile High Health Alliance and their Program Director, Danni Lederman.  The Mile High Health Alliance is doing some amazing work helping assure the health and well-being of the people of Denver through collaboration with the various organizations […]

Care on Location at the Denver Small Business Expo

Denver Small Business Expo

Care on Location was represented at the Denver Small Business Expo to both learn from others and to educate about the benefits of using telemedicine as a cost-saving employee benefit.  To learn a bit more about how telemedicine may be able to benefit your small business, read below The Cost of Employee Illness and Injury When […]

Medicaid in Colorado Covers Telemedicine

Health First Colorado - Colorado's Medicaid Program

Colorado had about 1.3 million residents enrolled in Medicaid at the end of 2016.  Medicaid in Colorado covers about 1 in 7 adults younger than 65 years old, 2 in 5 children, 3 in 5 nursing home resident, and 2 in 5 of people with disabilities.  Additionally, Colorado has about 25% of its population living […]

Pros and Cons of Urgent Care Video Visits

Urgent care video visit telemedicine

Everything has it’s pros and cons, right?  Urgent Care video visits (telemedicine) is no different.  Take a look at this list to help you understand where you may benefit and where problems may arise. Pros of Urgent Care Video Visits (Telemedicine) Cost – If you have not gone to the emergency room ever in your […]

Care on Location is Joining Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation

Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation building Health Tech Innovation

Care on Location is proud to announce that it will be joining the Catalyst HTI community in 2018.  Catalyst will be a rare gem of healthcare innovation and collaboration where established health and wellness companies like Kaiser, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Osteopathic Association will be housed under a single roof with 50+ start-up healthcare […]

Where to go for minor care: a healthcare costs issue

Money being exchanged for health care

Our murky knowledge of healthcare costs Healthcare costs are outrageous and opaque.  Healthcare does not follow the patterns of your standard consumer product.  There are so many layers and so many veils covering up the true cost of care that I would bet most of the time, not even those providing the care know how much […]

Healthcare access and cost issues addressed by telemedicine

Telehealth and telemedicine report on desk with stethoscope. Report may address healthcare access and cost issues.

Telemedicine Addresses Healthcare Access and Cost Most will agree that our health system needs a little help.  Healthcare access can be very limited in some areas.  Additionally,  the medical care available in those areas may not meet what would be considered minimum standards.  On the other side of the coin are areas that have abundant […]

Ankle Injuries: To Send for X-rays or Not? A Practical Telemedicine Approach.

Do all ankle injuries need an x-ray?  Multiple medical studies that have been confirmed time and time again, the answer is clearly no.  You probably would not guess this by visiting or working in Emergency Departments or Urgent Care Centers across this country full of health care providers afraid of missing ANY diagnosis. Maybe it is […]