Healthcare Can Be Affordable for All 

May 7, 2024

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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Your Generosity Has Changed Lives 

May 7, 2024

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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Your Dental Health and its Impact on Your Overall Health

May 7, 2024

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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Exemplary Care Awards

May 7, 2024

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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Mariposa Awards

May 7, 2024

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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What We’re Reading

May 7, 2024

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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Make the Most of Your Growing Assets

March 18, 2024

Emily McGavin, Director of Development Securities and mutual funds that have increased in value and been held for more than one year are popular assets to donate to a charity. Gifts of securities or mutual funds to Mountain Family Health Centers offer you the chance to support our work while realizing important benefits for yourself.…

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Health For All Fund: Your Generosity Provides Care to Those in Need

March 18, 2024

Emily McGavin, Director of Development We are grateful to generous donors like you who have contributed over $1,072,000 to the Health For All Fund (HFAF) since its launch in 2021. The fund provides essential unrestricted support, enabling all residents of our community access to medical, dental, and behavioral health care. The Health For All Fund…

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School-Based Health Clinics: A Convenience For Working Parents

March 18, 2024

Emily McGavin, Director of Development I recently had the opportunity to tour the Avon School-Based Health Center (SBHC) and meet the dedicated pediatrics care team caring for our young patients. The separate dedicated entrance at Avon Elementary School to the east of the main entrance is easy to spot and offers patients convenience and privacy.…

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Interview with Our New Chief Executive Officer, Dustin Moyer

February 5, 2024

We had a chance to sit down with Dustin to talk about his goals for Mountain Family, our patients, and our community, and learn more about our new CEO. How can the unique cooperation among Colorado CHCs, the support from the philanthropic community, and strategic partnerships with organizations like Mountain Family and community partners contribute…

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Accepting New Patients

February 5, 2024

We are currently accepting new patients at all locations. We provide affordable healthcare services for all, regardless of income, insurance, or citizenship status. We accept patients who have Medicaid, Medicare, Health First Colorado/CHP+, and most private insurance plans. We offer sliding scale programs for our patients and other assistance programs for those without insurance.  We…

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Thank You for Giving the Gift of Health

February 5, 2024

As we start the new year and reflect on our accomplishments as an organization, we are grateful to all our patients who consider Mountain Family Health Centers their healthcare home. Over 21,000 individuals in our region rely on us for affordable and equitable primary care. Our impact in the community is only possible with resources…

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Celebrating Our Staff

February 5, 2024

It’s no secret that the staff at Mountain Family Health Centers give their all for our patients, our community, and our mission. A staff that works so hard deserves to come together laugh, dance, and appreciate each other. In January, our staff did just that. With all locations represented, our Mariposa Commitee hosted a masquerade…

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January 2024 Mariposa Award

February 5, 2024

I would like to nominate Ericka for this month’s Mariposa Award. Not only is Ericka one of the kindest people I work with, but she is also an exceptional therapist. She manages some of our most complex and acute patients and cares so much about their well-being and the well-being of her team. Not only is…

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Mountain Family Health Centers Welcomes Dustin Moyer as CEO

January 2, 2024

New Leadership Selected After Multi-Phase Search FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2, 2024 [GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO] Mountain Family Health Centers is thrilled to welcome Dustin Moyer as its new Chief Executive Officer. Moyer will officially assume his new role in early February 2024. Moyer’s CEO announcement comes nearly four months since former CEO Ross Brooks resigned…

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