UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center (YVMC) is a 39-bed acute care hospital providing sophisticated medical services to more than 51,000 outpatients annually. We are a non-profit, non-tax-supported community hospital that is dedicated to serving the needs of residents throughout northwest Colorado.

Electronic records for YVMC patients

Epic’s My Health Connection patient portal

In addition to reviewing their medical information, including medications, immunizations, allergies and medical history, patients can:

  • Make appointments and receive appointment reminders
  • Renew and refill prescriptions
  • Receive lab and test results online
  • Email their provider

After August 2018, patients can obtain their health records from Meditech by calling Health Information Management at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center at 970.871.2387.

Still have questions? Contact Health Information Management at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center at 970.871.2387.

Medical Records Request

To request access to patient medical records an authorization form must be completed and returned to the YVMC Health Information Management Department via fax at 970.879.0297, via e-mail at medicalrecords@uchealth.org, or by mail to the attention of our department at the address listed above.

Medical Records Release Lanzamiento de expedientes médicos

YVMC patients can now pay their bills with UCHealth Billpay

UCHealth Bill Pay

For questions related to your YVMC Hospital or Outpatient account, please call the business office at 855.432.4305.

Clinic Payments

Clinic payment options include paying over the phone.  These clinics include:

  • UCHealth Heart and Vascular Clinic – Steamboat Springs
  • UCHealth Heart and Vascular Clinic – Craig
  • UCHealth Women’s Care Clinic – Steamboat Springs
  • UCHealth Women’s Clinic – Craig

For questions regards billing at these clinics, please call 719.365.2295. Hours of operation in the billing department are Monday – Friday, 8am -5pm.

Primary Care Payments

  • UCHealth Primary Care Clinic – Craig
  • Little Snake River Clinic

For questions regards billing at these clinics, please call 844.842.2459. Hours of operation in the billing department are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Financial Assistance at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center

Yampa Valley Medical Center also offers help through our Financial Assistance Program. This program is solely funded by UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center and is in accordance with Colorado Revised Statute § 25-3-112 and 26 CFR 1.501(r)-0 through 26 CFR 1.501(r)-7. The Financial Assistance Program covers all urgent/emergent services and medically necessary services.  The decision to provide Financial Assistance will be based on a review of income, assets and liabilities.

Contact a financial counselor today to determine if you qualify for financial assistance. You may reach them by calling the number below.

  • Patients with last names A-L – Call 970.870.1137
  • Patients with last names M-Z – Call 970.871.2487

Self Pay

UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center will provide care without discrimination for emergency medical conditions regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. For all other services, self-pay patients are expected to pay in full prior to receiving service. When possible, we will estimate the required payment when you schedule your service. YVMC offers a 10% self-pay discount.  Our Financial Counselors can help determine if you qualify for Financial Assistance or other programs.

  • Patients with last names A-L – Call 970.870.1137
  • Patients with last names M-Z – Call 970.871.2487

Payment Plans

If you do not qualify for Financial Assistance, we will work with you to set up a payment plan for the self-pay portion of your bill.  Contact us today to set up the right payment plan for you.  Please call our business office at 855-432-4305.

Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP)

Yampa Valley Medical Center participates with the Colorado Indigent Care Program. Applicants must be Colorado residents and establish lawful presence in the United States. CICP covers all urgent/emergent and medically necessary services to provide a discount on your bill. Applicants need to be under 250% of the Federal Poverty Level to qualify.

Contact a Financial Counselor today before applying to determine if you qualify for CICP. You may reach them by calling the number below.

  • Patients with last names A-L – Call 970.870.1137
  • Patients with last names M-Z – Call 970.871.2487

YVMC Careers

To see a list of job openings and to apply for a job at Yampa Valley Medical Center, please visit yvmc.org/careers.

We’re here to help

If you need more information, have a question or want to express a thank you, concern or complaint, please call the hospital main number at 970.879.1322.

YVMC Community Health

2016 YVMC Community Health Improvement Plan.

2016 Yampa Valley Community Health Needs Assessment

Visiting hours, access and parking

We welcome visitors between the hours of 8:00am and 10:00pm.

Patients have the option to request no visitors. When the attending physician or nursing staff determines that visiting could interfere with medical care, visitors will not be allowed.


Yampa Valley Medical Center’s doors are open during the following times:

Main entrance – 6am – 8pm
Visitor entrance – 6am – 8pm
Emergency Department walk-in entrance – 24 hours a day
Medical Office Building – YVMC connecting door – 7am – 6pm
Outpatient Pavilion entrance – 6am – 6pm

Anyone wishing to enter YVMC at other times must use either:

The red telephone near the main entrance inside entry doors.
The push button by the Emergency Department walk-in door.

Children visitors

Please consult nursing staff before inviting or bringing a child to visit a patient. Sick children are not permitted to visit at any time.

Intensive Care Unit

Visiting hours are dependent on the patient’s condition. Please call prior to visiting.

Emergency Department

Visitation is limited to one person per patient or as directed by the Emergency Department staff. It is preferred that no visitors are allowed during the initial exam or during any treatments.

Waiting area

Staff can direct you to an appropriate waiting area.


Parking is located in front of the hospital and outside of the Outpatient Pavilion. If your vehicle is parked overnight, please notify nursing staff of its location. During winter months, ask the nursing or admissions staff about our special parking instructions.

For after-hours or overnight parking, please park by the Emergency Department.



YVMC’s Eatery is located near the Visitor’s Entrance and offers fresh hot meals, cold drinks, sandwiches, salad bar and snacks. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available daily.

Cafe hours

Monday through Friday

  • Breakfast 7:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Lunch 11 am – 1:30 am
  • Dinner 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Saturday and Sunday

  • Breakfast 8:00am – 9:30am
  • Lunch 11:30am – 1:30pm
  • Dinner 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Patient meals are served at 8:00am, 12:00pm and 5:00pm

Yampa Joe’s 

Enjoy fresh smoothies, loose leaf teas, specialty coffees, homemade baked goods, and ready made snacks and sandwiches.

Monday through Thursday – 6:30am- 4:30pm

Friday’s – 6:30am – 12:30pm

Weekends & Holidays – Closed


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Community Health Resource Center

The medical library is located in the east wing of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Open Monday through Friday 10 am – 4 pm

  • Free health and medical information
  • A comprehensive medical library housing over 1,600 books and videos
  • Research information provided for medical personnel and the public
  • Subscriptions to many medical and health publications
  • Computer available for personal medical searches
  • Visit our Online Library Portal to see our collection of books and videos