BCMS hosts successful Legislative 2020 event

The Boulder County Medical Society hosted a legislative night on Feb. 4 to facilitate conversations between physicians and legislators on top health policy issues under consideration by the 2020 Colorado General Assembly. Elected officials in attendance were Rep. Edie Hooton (D-Boulder), moderating the panel discussion; Rep. Jonathan Singer (D-Longmont), addressing the opioid epidemic; Rep. Kyle Mullica (D-Thornton), discussing vaccination rates and firearm safety; and Rep. Yadira Caraveo, MD, (D-Thornton) addressing the use of e-cigarette and vaping devices among youth. Physicians in attendance asked questions about physician advocacy and engagement. Honored guests included CMS contract lobbyists Jerry Johnson and Dan Jablan, CMS CEO Bryan Campbell and CMS COO Dean Holzkamp. The event was coordinated by BCMS Executive Director Judy Ladd and BCMS President Todd Mydler, MD.

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