Tag Archives: Medicare

Tipton’s Staff In Meeker This Week

A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s staff will hold office hours in Rio Blanco County this week. Tipton’s staff member will be in the area to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Continue reading

MRH Looks To Become A Federally Qualified Health Center

The Moffat County Commissioners and The Craig City Council signed letters of support for Memorial Regional Health at their meetings yesterday endorsing Continue reading

MOCO Transportation, Health and Housing Issues

Moffat County United Way recently completed a community assessment which looked at factors that may be affecting those in the county living below the poverty line. The assessment showed that of the 6,000 plus workers in Moffat County, 70% drive to work alone, while 17% of the population carpools.  .7% use public transportation, .8% use a taxi to get to work and 7% walk or ride bikes. The assessment found the median commute time in Moffat County is around 20 minutes. Numbers show that between 2000 Continue reading

MOCO Commissioners Release Letter to Give “Balance” To Sandrock Ridge Concerns

sandrock-ridgeThe Moffat County Commissioners have released a letter in response to the issues that were raised, by the staff and residents from Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab, at their meeting on Tuesday. Their problems stem from long wait times for Medicaid applications and communication problems with the Moffat Continue reading

Study Shows Premiums Have Skyrocketed Under Obamacare

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300A non-partisan, independent health insurance research organization, HealthPocket, examined the average health insurance premiums in the first year of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and compared them to the averages found in the pre-reform market it replaced. Premiums in the pre-reform and Obamacare individual health Continue reading