Notice to Anthem Blue Cross / Blue Shield Patients

We have been experiencing issues with some patients being told by your insurance carrier that the healthcare providers at Southwest Medical Group are not in-network with their plan.  We are working to correct this miscommunication a quickly as possible.  Please reach call us at 970-565-8556 if you come across any of these issues and allow us to work with you and the team at Anthem BCBS to obtain authorization for care at SMG.

We value you as a patient and want to ensure that you continue to receive your care with us in the Southwest Health System.

 

 

Jason Eversole, DO

Jason Eversole, DODr. Jason Eversole

Southwest Medical Group
Family Medicine

1311-A N. Mildred Road, Suite C • Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: 970-565-8556 • Fax: 970-564-1134

Melissa Churchill, CNP

Melissa Churchill, CNP

Southwest Medical Group Primary Care:
Family Medicine • Immunizations

1311-A N. Mildred Road, Suite D • Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: 970-565-8556 • Fax: 970-564-1134

 

 

 

 

Education

Master of Science in Nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner, Frontier Nursing University

Associate Degree of Nursing, Pueblo Community College, Durango, Colorado

Meet Melissa

Melissa worked as a RN for ten years at Southwest Memorial Hospital, Montezuma County Health Department and Planned Parenthood.  She attended graduate school at Frontier Nursing University and became a Family Nurse Practitioner with a focus on rural health care.  Melissa is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She enjoys hiking, biking, cooking and traveling. Melissa Churchill practices at Southwest Medical Group in Cortez.

A CNP is an RN who has additional education and training in a specialty area, such as family practice or pediatrics. CNPs have a master’s degree in nursing and board certification in their specialty. For example, a pediatric CNP has advanced education, skills, and training in caring for infants, children, and teens. CNPs are authorized to diagnose illnesses, treat conditions, and provide evidence-based health education to their patients.