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End of Session Report
End of Session Report
May 20, 2015
This year’s legislative session ended on Wednesday, May 6 th . Thank you to our members who served on the Legislative Task Force and our Policy Champion, Russ DenBraber, for leading their efforts. Twenty-four bills were followed during the session. Of those, 11 passed with 7 already signed by the Governor. A budget update and information on key le... MORE »
It’s Not Over Until It’s Over!
It’s Not Over Until It’s Over!
April 29, 2015
As we wind our way to the end of the Legislative Session on May 6 th , there continues to be a flurry of activity at the State Capitol. The Long Appropriations Bill (FY 2015-16 budget) has been signed, and once again, rate increases for Home and Community Based (HCBS) waiver services are disappointing. Since late last week a number of bills have b... MORE »
Provider Rates and Priority Bills
Provider Rates and Priority Bills
April 21, 2015
This past Friday the Senate gave final approval to the annual budget bill (“Long Bill”) and it is now on its way to the Governor for signature. Unfortunately, it included only a .5% rate increase for community based long term care providers (Alternative Care Facilities, Adult Day Services) and non-medical transportation. The JBC is supporting SB 2... MORE »
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Industry News

The Skills Doctors and Nurses Need to Be Effective Executives May 22, 2015

We are witnessing an unprecedented transformation of the health care industry. There has been a rapi... MORE »

Autumn Leaves of Arlington Heights Opens May 22, 2015

The LaSalle Group, a national leader in residential memory care, opens Autumn Leaves of Arlington He... MORE »

The Skills Doctors and Nurses Need to Be Effective Executives May 22, 2015

We are witnessing an unprecedented transformation of the health care industry. There has been a rapi... MORE »

CVS Acquires Omnicare for $10.4 Billion May 21, 2015

CVS Health will pay more than $10 billion for pharmaceutical distributor Omnicare in a deal primed t... MORE »

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LeadingAge Colorado serves as a catalyst to enrich and advance aging services in Colorado. 

As the state's largest association of senior living and care providers, LeadingAge Colorado represents members in assisted living, independent housing, nursing homes, retirement communities, and home and community-based services. LeadingAge Colorado is the state affiliate for three national organizations: the Assisted Living Federation of AmericaLeadingAge and the National Adult Day Services Association. LEARN MORE »