Health care advocacy updates straight from Colorado's Capitol Hill.
Policy Pulse newsletter: April 14, 2021
Update on the Colorado Option
The House Health and Insurance Committee heard testimony on the Colorado Option (HB21-1232) Friday afternoon but did not take a vote. Colorado Medical Society, the House of Medicine and industry leaders continue to negotiate with the bill sponsors and proponents on behalf of CMS members.

An update on the bill from CMS President-elect Dr. Mark Johnson:

Special thank you to CMS witnesses:
Mark Johnson, MD
Christine Linares, MD
Patrick Pevoto, MD
Thank you to Representatives Yadira Caraveo, MD, and Kyle Mullica for their support of physicians during the committee hearing.
Colorado Medical Society invites you...
Vaccine Access Briefing and Legislative Update
- Virtual Town Hall -
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 6 p.m.
Join Colorado Medical Society leaders and special guests for an update on vaccine access and hot topics in the legislature.
Special guest Gov. Jared Polis
Special guest Eric France, MD, MPH
Help make the voice of Colorado's physicians even stronger through a contribution to COMPAC and the Small Donor Committee.
Even a small donation can go a long way...
Upcoming CMS Meetings
All Colorado Medical Society committee meetings are open to all CMS members. Find the latest list of events on the CMS events webpage, Upcoming meetings are listed below. Email for more information.

  • Council on Legislation Meeting - Wednesday, April 14, 6-8 p.m. Register here

  • Physician Mindfulness Group Meeting - Thursday, April 15, 6-7 p.m. Register here

  • CMS Virtual Town Hall: Legislative Update - Wednesday, April 21, 6-7:30 p.m. Register here

  • Committee on Value in Health Care Meeting - Tuesday, April 27, 6-7:30 p.m. Register here

  • Council on Legislation Meeting - Wednesday, April 28, 6-8 p.m. Registration Link Coming Soon

  • White Coat Wisdom Medical Student Component Annual Meeting - Saturday, May 8, 6-8:30 p.m. Register here

Registration is required; non-members or those unable to be identified at the time of the meeting will be removed from the meeting. Unsure if you are a CMS member? Email
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