Articles By Kaiser Health News
COVID exodus fills vacation towns, including Colorado’s high-country destinations, with new medical pressures
From the shores of Long Island to the resorts of the Rocky Mountains, traditional vacation destinations have seen a major influx of affluent people relocating to wait out the pandemic
Opposition to Obamacare becomes political liability for Cory Gardner and other Republican incumbents
Despite Cory Gardner’s multiple votes to repeal the ACA, he has largely avoided talking about the measure during the 2020 campaign
Shannon Harness, 39, received a bill for more than $80,000
The New Life Church, where at least 9 in 10 parishioners went without masks on the first Sunday after Colorado’s order began, was certainly not unique
The coronavirus downturn has triggered a jump in Medicaid enrollment across the U.S., including Colorado
Colorado saw a 2% hike in Medicaid enrollment
Even before any other medical bills showed up, Izzy Benasso received a notice from someone whose name she didn’t recognize
Public health officials are trying to find a common thread among the four cases identified so far in Colorado. They occurred months apart, and the patients appear to have no connection other than having been homeless in the Denver area.
Between the challenges of the pandemic, the social unrest and the economic crisis, mental health providers are warning that the need for behavioral health services is growing. Yet faced with budgetary shortfalls, Colorado is cutting spending.
Colorado's state lab now takes 3-5 days to turn around tests, up from 24 to 48 hours. The wait is even longer for those tested through a private lab.