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The Medical Care Advisory Committee was created in 1967 and operates in accordance with 42 CFR 431.12 (Code of Federal Regulations) based on section 1902(a)(4) of the Social Security Act and was established as the Colorado State Medical Assistance and Services Advisory Council under Section 25.5-4-203 C.R.S. (Colorado Revised Statutes).
The Colorado State Medical Assistance & Services Advisory Council exists to improve and maintain the quality of the Medicaid Program by:
Contributing specialized knowledge and experience to that available within the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, and
Providing a two-way channel of communication with the individuals, organizations, and institutions in the community that, with the administrating Agency, provide and/or pay for medical care and services.
Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month and are open to the public.
The Board has a representative from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and from the Colorado Department of Health. The fourteen members of the board are appointed by the Governor for a term of three years. The Board consists of the following representatives:
Mark Thrun, MDDenver Public Health605 Bannock StreetDenver, Colorado 80204Phone: 303-602-3645Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgAppointed: 01/10/2012
Blaine Olsen, MDExempla St. Joseph Hospital1960 Ogden StreetDenver, Colorado 80218Phone: 303-318-3205Email: email@example.comAppointed: 01/10/2012
An Nguyen (Chair)Clinica Family Health Services1345 Plaza Court North, 1ALafayette, CO 80026Phone: 303-665-2962Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgAppointed: 11/12/2013
Victoria L. VowellExempla St Joseph Hospital1835 Franklin StreetDenver, Colorado 80204Phone: 303-837-7887Email: email@example.comAppointed: 01/10/2012
J. Scott Ellis, MDThe Memorial Hospital at Craig785 Russell StreetCraig, Colorado 81625Phone: 970-826-2400Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgAppointed: 01/10/2012
Blair WylesDenver Fire DepartmentP O Box 716Franktown, CO 80116Phone: 720 319-4107Email: email@example.comAppointed: 11/12/13
Ruth O'BrienPhone:Email:Appointed: 11/12/13
Peter R. McNally, DOFt. Carson MEDDAC1650 Cochrane CircleFort Carson, Colorado 80913Phone: 719-526-7453Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgAppointed: 01/10/2012
Steve HollowayPrimary Care Office DirectorDepartment of Public Health and Environment4300 Cherry Creek Drive SouthDenver, Colorado 80246Phone: 303-692-2582Email: email@example.com
Judy Zerzan, MDChief Medical Officer/Deputy Medicaid DirectorDepartment of Health Care Policy and Financing1570 Grant StreetDenver, Colorado 80203Phone: 303-866-3410Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The State Medical Assistance and Services Advisory Council Rules of Procedure
Reasonable accommodations for the meetings will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. Please contact the Program Administrator at least one week prior to the scheduled meeting if you need special arrangements.