Category Archives: Telemedicine Legislation

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 […]

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 […]

Telemedicine video visits are covered in Colorado

Patient on iPad with Doctor getting online telemedicine care

Colorado is a telehealth friendly state.  On January 1, 2017 a Colorado Telehealth law went into effect that requires health insurance carriers to cover health care services delivered to their members via telemedicine technologies on par with that same level of care delivered by an in-person visit.  A revision of that law was signed by Governor […]