The ACA has helped keep many rural hospitals afloat. But new ideas for a replacement could have a big impact on rural care — in the very counties that elected Donald Trump.
Affordable Care Act
As Republicans in Washington move ahead to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a bill from Colorado GOP lawmakers to repeal the state’s health exchange has been introduced — putting the exchange on shaky ground.
There's plenty at stake for patients and hospitals as Republicans look to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Roughly half of uninsured Coloradans got insurance through Obamacare, but President-elect Donald Trump says one of his first actions will be a repeal. For now, the key word is uncertainty.
A full repeal will be difficult. These options are more realistic, according to an expert in the field, but many aren't proven to work.
Open enrollment to sign up for health insurance for 2017 starts Tuesday and Coloradans can expect sharp price increases for 2017.
- Colorado’s health insurance world is seeing more upheaval with a Western Slope non-profit leaving the market.Read more
- Rocky Mountain Health Plans of Grand Junction is being sold to UnitedHealth, the nation's biggest health insurer.Read more
Hispanics saw the biggest gains in health coverage under Obamacare. Despite that, big disparities and rising costs are a cause for concern.
- UnitedHealthcare and Humana cited heavy losses from joining Connect For Health Colorado.Read more