In a Colorado long-term care facility during coronavirus, and desperate to get out
There are significant barriers that keep people in nursing homes that they would rather not live in. Affordable housing is a huge one.
Rising insulin costs force 40% of Colorado diabetics to ration its use, AG’s report says
The study makes recommendations for quick action to ensure fewer cost burdens that keep patients from buying the lifesaving drug
For Colorado’s rural seniors, coronavirus strains access to home-based care — just as it’s needed most
The pandemic has strained already short-staffed caregiving services, leaving seniors in southwest Colorado without much of the support they need to survive.
Opinion: Ensure fairness, equity, and justice for all children. Transform Medicaid to a universal program.
The coronavirus downturn has triggered a jump in Medicaid enrollment across the U.S., including Colorado
Colorado saw a 2% hike in Medicaid enrollment
Colorado progressives begrudgingly turn toward John Hickenlooper after U.S. Senate primary victory
The question of whether the Democratic Party can unite supporters of Andrew Romanoff is particularly key given the states of the races against Cory Gardner
Colorado’s $30.3 billion coronavirus-sickened state budget explained in 10 numbers
The state budget includes a $200 million IOU for unspecified legislation that will eliminate tax breaks or raise fees, leaders said
“It saved us”: A recent infusion of federal funds is helping Colorado’s rural hospitals stay afloat
The funds will help rural facilities keep their doors open amid the coronavirus crisis, but it’s unclear how far the money will stretch
Nicolais: Any health care “public option” second wave must make some changes
After Colorado bill sponsors pulled the public option from consideration in light of difficulties created by the coronavirus, they should reconsider compelling participation
Opinion: Lackadaisical health coverage response at federal level puts us all at prolonged risk with coronavirus
What happens to school-based health care in Colorado when schools close because of coronavirus?
Colorado’s system of 52 school-based health centers has grown into a crucial element of overall population health, delivering more than 100,000 visits last school year.
Colorado is banking on telehealth to slow coronavirus. But many rural hospitals lack necessary resources.
Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement rules changed on Wednesday, but rural hospitals say they still face significant financial barriers to get the virtual systems in place fast enough to make a difference