Medicare Experts/Senior Access

Welcome to the Colorado M.E.S.A. Initiative website!

We’re here to help primary care providers throughout the state of Colorado become more skilled at Medicare coding and documentation, and more comfortable taking care of our senior population. We hope that, as a result, more providers and practices will open their arms to Medicare patients and seniors will have better access to primary care.

Here’s a brief welcome video featuring Donald Murphy, MD, and Elane Shirar, MD.


NEW! Drs. Murphy and Shirar give you the latest updates on Medicare coding and documentation in this informative video:

  • Critical billing success factors
  • The two broad paths to billing: E/M coding and time-based
  • Transitional care management
  • Chronic care management
  • Advance care planning
  • Incident-to
  • Preventive care
  • Home visits
  • And more!

Download the Slides to follow along.

Click here to view and download resources referred to in the video.