MARCH IS COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
Tell your friends and family to get screened.
Regular screening for colorectal cancer can improve and save your life.
Colorectal Cancer may be the 2nd leading cause of Cancer Deaths, but Colorectal Cancer is also one of the most PREVENTABLE types of cancer.
We have a 90% survival rate when cancer is found and treated early.
So don’t wait – make this the month you call Rocky Mountain Gastro to get scheduled!
COVID-19 UPDATE & ADVISORIES
** PLEASE NOTE ** All patients visiting our clinics and procedure centers are required to wear a face mask for the duration of the visit, and will be subject to a temperature check upon entrance to the facility. Patients may not bring additional guests into the facilities.
Here at Rocky Mountain Gastroenterology, we are committed to the health and wellness of our staff and patients in our community. Our providers have devoted their lives to taking care of people, and continue to do so throughout the evolving news and updates about COVID-19. We are actively monitoring the situation, and following the suggested precautions and recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and our government. We want to ensure a safe and healthy environment while continuing to provide care to our patients.
RMG UPDATE ON CONSULTATIONS:
Due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced the Public Health Emergency (PHE) will be extended for the immediate future. This means most insurance carriers will continue coverage for Telehealth virtual visits, however some plans will not. Please contact your insurance provider to confirm your benefits.
Select Rocky Mountain Gastroenterology clinics will continue to offer Telehealth virtual visits, and also remain open to offer in-person visits and consultations, in a safe and controlled environment.
Please check with your insurance company for questions about your specific coverage, or call us at 303-205-1090 to get scheduled at one of our clinics throughout the metro Denver area.
We are performing all procedures at all affiliated locations including:
* Please note: Some locations require COVID-19 test prior to EGD procedure *
Centura Facilities: https://www.centura.org/covid-19
(St. Athony’s Central, St. Anthony North, Littleton Hospital, Crown Point Surgery Center)
HCA Facilities: https://healthonecares.com/covid-19/
(Medical Center of Aurora, Centennial Medical Healthcare Plaza, North Surburban Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, Rose Surgery Center)
SCL Facilities: https://www.sclhealth.org/locations/platte-valley-medical-center/coronavirus-update/
(Platte Valley Medical Center)
BILLING & SCHEDULING:
Call 303-205-1090 for our business office.
Procedure scheduling (option 1) is available from 8am-4pm Monday-Friday. You can also contact us via the website by requesting an appointment from the homepage.
Billing (option 2) is available via phone from 9am-4pm Monday-Friday. Messages will be checked throughout the day.
Please email us at info@RockyMountainGastro.com if you need any additional information.
We are taking the following measures to protect our patients and staff:
- Implementing additional travel and health screening questions for our patients
- Separating chairs in waiting room to maintain 6-feet distance
- Separating patients in procedure base to adhere to distancing requirements
- Placing travel restrictions on all employees
- Postponing our corporate events and in-person meetings
- Promoting work-from-home arrangements wherever possible
- Providing guidance, education, resources and supplies to our employees within our facilities.
- Providing the COVID-19 vaccine to our staff
During this challenging time, we will continue to monitor the situation, and adjust protocols if necessary. We realize this health situation has already been disruptive, but assure our patients we are still here to assist in their medical needs.
Please call our office before coming in for your appointment if you have: Fever or Cough; or have recently traveled, or been exposed to COVID-19.