According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, more than 524,000 Coloradans and 10 million Americans have lost their Medicaid coverage nationwide since the end of the Public Health Emergency in May 2023. The loss of coverage primarily stems from the end of Continuous Eligibility for Medicaid, which allowed people to maintain health coverage during the COVID-19…

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At Mountain Family Health Centers, we believe everyone should have access to high-quality integrated primary, behavioral, and dental care regardless of their insurance coverage or ability to pay.   Thanks to the generosity of people like you, the Health For All Fund has provided care for 3,502 patients in our community.    Since the end of the…

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At Mountain Family, our goal is to treat the whole person through sophisticated, integrated, and affordable healthcare. We know that dental and mental health impact our overall health, with new research coming out daily to support the brain, body, and oral health connection.   Gum disease, or periodontitis, isn’t just a dental issue — it’s linked…

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February: Ericka Dries, LCSW, Bryn Brendamour, FNP, Yunira Gomez, RN I’d like to nominate Ericka Dries, Bryn Brendamour and Yunira Gomez for exemplary care. Ericka was meeting this week with one of her patients who is in high school. In the counseling session, her patient expressed worry that she might be pregnant. Ericka was able…

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February 2024: Annette Franta, Interim CEO and CFO I nominate my esteemed boss, Annette Franta, for this month’s Mariposa honor.  She is pure class and has handled the interim CEO and full-time CFO jobs with grace.  Her steadfast principles make her a rock for Mountain Family Health Centers.  Furthermore, she exemplifies the values we cherish,…

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As Medicaid Shrinks, Clinics for the Poor are Trying to Survive Funding Increase for Community Health Centers Clears Senate Secretary Becerra Tours Improved Healthcare Access and Equity During Colorado Visit Congratulations to our Board Secretary, Hannah Berman, on her recent election to Basalt Town Council 

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