Introducing a new monthly Low Vision Support Group for people living with vision loss:
If you or a family member is losing vision or has already lost vision, this support group will provide an opportunity to share and discuss the impact this can have on your life. Here you will also find educational resources and creative solutions to help you adjust to living with vision loss.
This support group, hosted by A3, features presentations by experts on topics such as medical advances in eye disease, latest treatment and care, new adaptive equipment, legal issues and more.
A3 "Point of View"
Low Vision Support Group
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Second Wednesday of each month
UCHealth Eye Center
1st floor Conference Room 1143
1675 Aurora Court
Aurora, CO 80045
For more information please contact A3, formerly known as the American Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired of Colorado, at 303-831-0117 x0 or visit www.a3colorado.org.
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A3 (formerly known as the American Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired of Colorado) and the Tri County Health Department are sponsoring two free workshops for people living with low vision.
Safety in the Kitchen
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
10:00 am-11:00 am
UCHealth Eye Center 1st floor Auditorium
Reducing the Risk of Falling
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
UCHealth Eye Center 1st floor Auditorium
Registration is required. To enroll please call Shirley at 303-831-0117 extension 103.11
The following guide was compiled by clinic staff at the University of Colorado Health Eye Center to aid our patients who experience vision loss and other visual impairments.
It contains information about the following:
Audio and Large Print Books
Computers and Technology
Employment and Training
Mental Health Resources
Organizations and Services
Social Security and Medicaid
Sports & Leisure
Please note our disclaimer: This manual is a compilation of material found from a variety of resources available in the community. The content and information contained in this manual should in no way be considered an endorsement of any kind from to the University of Colorado Health Eye Center. We do not imply any endorsement or warrantee of any services, products or information. We recommend that you confirm information directly with any resource you may choose. 1
At University of Colorado Health, our services and activities are fully accessible to persons with disabilities; call 720-848-1018 for assistance. More information...2
Information for local citizens with mobility challenges can be found in the Getting There Guide, a PDF document provided by the Denver Regional Mobility and Access Council (DRMAC).
Directions, maps and parking information can be found here.
For patients and visitors traveling from afar, there are many lodging options available:
Some hotels have hospital rates or discounts that are not listed; please ask the booking agent about such discounts.
University of Colorado Hospital does not endorse any of the transportation or lodging organizations listed above. All information is subject to change.
Patients have the right to either review or receive copies of their medical records.
Medical records can be obtained through the University of Colorado Hospital's main medical records department. More information...
Because medical records in ophthalmology often contain images, please also fax an Authorization to Disclose Health Information to our clinic to receive copies of images: 720-848-5078.7
We strive to make our billing service as direct and professional as our medical services.
Note: You may receive two bills for care received in our practice: one from University Physicians, Inc. and another from University of Colorado Hospital:
- If you have questions about the bill you receive from University Physicians, Inc., please call Patient Account Services at 303-724-5066 or 800-298-8682.
- If you have questions about the bill you receive from the University of Colorado Hospital, please call Patient Account Representatives at 866-429-6045.
Information about online bill pay and financial assistance can be found here
Different types of insurance require you to pay a deductible or a co-pay when you receive services. You are responsible for paying your health plan's deductible or co-pay at the time we provide service. For your convenience, we accept cash, personal check, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover.
A list of accepted insurance plans can be found here
Also known as a living will, an advance directive is a legal document that lets your healthcare team know your preferences for the medical care you would want to receive in the future. More information...
We encourage you to become familiar with your rights as a patient to make health care decisions. This packet also includes forms for medical power of attorney, living wills, and CPR directives: Your Right to Make Healthcare Decisions.6
This notice describes the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus'practices, uses and disclosures of your medical information. More information...
In March 1998, the Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry issued its final report, which included the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.
The purpose of the Bill of Rights is:
- To build up consumer confidence in the health care system, by making it easy for consumers to be involved in their own health care.
- To strongly support the importance of a good healthcare provider and that of a good provider-patient relationship.
- To emphasize and support the importance of the consumers' role in making sure they have rights and responsibilities with regard to health improvement.
Privacy (HIPAA) and your information
Colorado Hospital Association
We encourage you to become familiar with your rights as a patient to make health care decisions. This packet also includes forms for medical power of attorney, living wills, and CPR directives: Your Right to Make Healthcare Decisions