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.
Lieutenant Gov. Donna Lynne has visited every Colorado county since she took office a year ago. As the former chief executive officer at Kaiser Permanente, she's also become an influential adviser to Gov. John Hickenlooper on health care issues.
The rural sustainability bill still has a long way to go in a legislature where byzantine fights over finances have bedeviled compromise for years.
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.
Leaders of an experiment that began in 2014 say they have brought down the costs of Medicaid even as more people have gotten insurance.
There's plenty at stake for patients and hospitals as Republicans look to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
According to two new reports, more people have health insurance, new jobs have been created in Colorado, but some say the good news comes at the expense of the federal deficit.
Depending on whom you ask, a fee hospitals pay is either the answer to some of the state's budget woes, or illegal government overreach.