Not having health insurance is not out of the ordinary with our area being one of the most costly for premiums and out of pocket costs in the state. Despite the Affordable Care Act and Colorado’s Medicaid Expansion, uninsured rates remain stubbornly high in our mountain region. The rate of uninsured individuals is 15%, versus…

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For the second time this year, Mountain Family Health Centers (MFHC) will be expanding access to affordable care in the Eagle River Valley.   In January 2023, Mountain Family opened a new Community Health Center located in Avon, Colorado.  Shortly after opening the Avon clinic, Mountain Family began construction on another new Community Health Center located…

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To read more about the CEO Job Description, click here. In March of this year, MFHC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ross Brooks notified the organization of his intent to resign from the CEO position as of August 31, 2023. The MFHC Board of Directors has begun the comprehensive search process for the organization’s next CEO.…

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Kendra Nagey, CPNP-PC, SBHC Site Medical Director Mountain Family Health Centers has five School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) located at Avon Elementary School, Basalt Middle School, Basalt High School, Glenwood Springs High School, and Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale. Patients under age 21 can be seen at any of our SBHCs year-round. What can you…

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Congratulations to Anai Quezada, RDH for being voted Locals Choice First Place Dental Hygienist. “Anai joined Mountain Family in 2016, returning to the community where she grew up. Her focus is on education, preventive care, and motivating patients towards better oral health. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Anai enjoys building relationships with patients from…

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Your Friends and Neighbors Need Your Help People who are enrolled in Medicaid will need to reapply to the State of Colorado for re-determination of their eligibility. Statewide, it is projected that 16-18% of current enrollees will lose their Medicaid coverage over the coming year as a result of the re-determination process. Currently, 30% of…

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Elizabeth Bailey, CDMP, Development and Communications Manager At Mountain Family Health Centers, our Guiding Principles help us create a welcoming and warm work environment and patient-centered culture. “Diversity” at Mountain Family looks like “evolving into a more equitable, just, and inclusive organization” for employees, patients, and our community.  Everyone is welcome through our doors, and…

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Join our team! We are seeking dynamic individuals for a variety of positions including providers, nurses, medical assistants, and administration! You could be the friendly face helping balance incoming payments, greeting patients at our health clinics, helping room patients, or providing direct patient care. Mountain Family Health Centers offers great benefits, generous paid time-off, wellness…

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April 2023: McKenzie Rieder, CPNP-PC I am thrilled to nominate McKenzie Rieder for her excellent care of a 5-year-old patient that she saws just a few weeks ago. This new patient presented to the Rifle Integrated Health Center for ankle pain after they had already presented once to the ER. The patient was discharged with…

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March 2023: Dana Peterson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Director of Human Resources It is with great pleasure that I nominate Dana Peterson for the Mariposa award.  It’s hard to believe that she has only been with Mountain Family Health Centers for just over one year, because she not only has made personal and professional connections with nearly…

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