Colorado Hospital Association
Coronavirus will add 500,000 people to Colorado’s Medicaid rolls — with major consequences for the health care system
From hospital profits to insurance prices to policy debates, the pandemic has reshaped the debate about health care in Colorado
What you need to know about remdesivir, the experimental coronavirus drug that just arrived in ColoradoBy John Ingold Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
Health-related industries top Colorado lobbying spending so far, and it’s only expected to intensifyBy Sandra Fish Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
The inside story of the unprecedented airlift delivering coronavirus supplies to rural Colorado hospitalsBy John Ingold Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s efforts to scale up PPE production are being tangled in federal red tape, certification processBy Moe Clark Business Primary category in which blog post is published
As hospitals brace for critical coronavirus patients, Colorado still doesn’t know how many ventilators are in the state
Hospitals say they could soon see hundreds of patients with COVID-19 and official state numbers -- hobbled by limited testing -- don’t reflect the full tally. State health officials say it could be days before they have a ventilator count.
Colorado’s public health insurance option puts a bull’s-eye on hospital profits. But some rural facilities could make more.
The state’s proposed payment formula gives high priority to independent and critical access hospitals, though some who would benefit question what the consequences will be
From rationing masks to polishing emergency plans, here’s how Colorado hospitals are preparing for the coronavirus
Hospitals are required to have plans for emergencies like a potential outbreak of the COVID-19 virus
Colorado hospitals hate the plan to cap their prices. Here’s how they want to control health costs instead.
The Colorado Hospital Association has lined up behind a “total cost of care” model similar to what is used in Massachusetts
The Colorado Hospital Association dropped its lawsuit over the fees that fund the health insurance program
The Polis administration just cut $51 million from its budget request for Colorado’s reinsurance program
The state will receive more money than expected from the federal government to fund the program that has reduced some people’s health insurance premiums dramatically
The report from the Polis administration shows per-patient profits at Colorado hospitals reached their highest level in at least a decade in 2018
Partnership for America’s Health Care Future and Colorado’s Health Care Future spent $121,000 on television and digital ads against the proposal, which will be debated in the upcoming legislative session
Colorado’s new reinsurance program has a TABOR problem. Lawmakers fear that could cause “cascading” impacts across the budget.
As Polis requests more money, a legislative analysis found the health insurance program could have an additional $165 million budgetary hit