Small business owner optimism surged at the end of 2016 when President Donald Trump was elected, according to a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business.
The governor is considering barring Anthem from the state's lucrative Medicaid contracts if the insurer decides to leave.
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield will decide this June whether to stay in Colorado's individual insurance market, created under the Affordable Care Act.
Under Obamacare, Colorado’s uninsured rate dropped significantly. But insurers have left the market, premiums have skyrocketed, and rural folks are in a big bind.
The deadly Firestone explosion was a “freak accident,” John Hickenlooper says. He believes that calls for spot checks, and better local-state cooperation are appropriate government responses.
The tool searches by zip code and lists “medical facilities that have adopted policies that are supportive of patient choice,” said Kat West of Compassion and Choices.
Meet a single mom from Alamosa who got a helping hand from a visiting nurse program founded in Denver that now stretches across the country.
Older people with disabilities, in long-term care, make up nearly 10 percent of the state’s overall Medicaid population, but they account for more than 40 percent of the costs.
Cuts will impact farmers, air and water, and health care, although, Hickenlooper says, Colorado could benefit from more defense spending.
The AHCA would create a $1 billion annual shortfall in Colorado’s state budget starting in 2020.