Ms. Cox worked in the Legal Department for COPIC Insurance Company beginning in 1995 and served as General Counsel from 2003 until her retirement in the spring of 2012. Her interest in health law started earlier at the Law Offices of George Dikeou and spanned early forays into integrated delivery systems, formation of HMOs, the acquisition of private practices by national organizations, the reemergence of private practice and new directions proposed by Accountable Care Organizations. She has spoken to state and national audiences about professional liability insurance, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Limited English Proficiency requirements, Fraud and Abuse, medical liability and other areas of law with particular application to health care delivery.
In addition to her work for COPIC, Ms. Cox has served as an advisory Director for Doctors’ Care, a Director for the Health Section of the Colorado Bar Association, and is the President of the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians. She served as COPIC’s representative on Colorado Medical Society committees organized to propose legislation for patient safety, maintenance of licensure, and professional review. She also represented COPIC on the Activities Committee for the Physicians Insurance Association of America. Ms. Cox teaches Health Law and Ethics in the Healthcare Leadership Masters Program at University College at the University of Denver. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Business at the University of Colorado in 1969 and returned to the College of Law in Boulder in to receive her Juris Doctorate in 1990.