In late April, Colorado PERA Executive Director Gregory W. Smith was interviewed by Dr. Jay Want, Chief Medical Officer at the Center for Improving Value in Health Care ...On May 30, 2017 / By Jeffrey Sprole
Editor’s Note: This article is a summary of the 21st Century Cures Act. Colorado PERA does not have a position on this federal legislation, rather we wanted to ...On December 9, 2016 / By Jeffrey Sprole
It’s estimated that 70 percent of Americans turning age 65 can expect to use some sort of long-term care during their lives. Long-term care generally means assistance with ...On November 30, 2016 / By Jeffrey Sprole
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Thursday, November 10, that the standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B beneficiaries not receiving Social Security benefits ...On November 15, 2016 / By Jeffrey Sprole
Specialty drugs, also known as biologics, are high-cost prescriptions used to treat complex, severe conditions such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, or cancer. These drugs usually require special ...On October 18, 2016 / By Jeffrey Sprole
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