Ellie Klein will be one of Dr. Chris Carey's first patients to undergo a vaginoplasty, a procedure with pent-up demand in Colorado and nationwide.
A Denver Health researcher posed as a pregnant woman and called 400 dispensaries inquiring about products for morning sickness.
About half of patients at Denver Health rely on Medicaid. The expansion of Medicaid also helps the hospital increase primary care and reduce ER visits.
“There's a lot of confusion on the provider side, there's a lot of confusion on the consumer/patient side as well,” said Jennifer Ballentine, president of The Iris Project.
There's plenty at stake for patients and hospitals as Republicans look to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The medical system looks at patients as "parts and money," not people, writes a Denver Health physician