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Opinion: Blame our system for our COVID failures, not public health workers

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Ensure fairness, equity, and justice for all children. Transform Medicaid to a universal program.

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Opinion: Senate “relief” package doesn’t meet the health needs of Coloradans

Opinion Columns

The coronavirus downturn has triggered a jump in Medicaid enrollment across the U.S., including Colorado

Colorado saw a 2% hike in Medicaid enrollment

Coronavirus

Opinion: A fellow Republican asks — where did Cory Gardner’s integrity go?

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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

Politics and Government

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

Politics and Government

Opinion: Here’s how we can keep kids healthy during the coronavirus pandemic

Opinion Columns

“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

Health

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 Columns

Opinion: Lackadaisical health coverage response at federal level puts us all at prolonged risk with coronavirus

Opinion Columns

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.

Health

Opinion: Looking beyond COBRA for health coverage in the days of the coronavirus

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Opinion: Let’s celebrate those running toward suffering in our coronavirus world

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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

Health

Opinion: Public charge rule has disastrous impact on the health of immigrants

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Colorado wants to ensure coronavirus won’t affect low-income, minority communities disproportionately

Past research on pandemics show inequities by race, ethnicity and income groups in everything from the level of exposure to the pathogen, to health care outcomes

Health

Nicolais: Justice Neil Gorsuch, evangelizing for the separation of powers

Returning to his home state, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch offered sage advice for people from all political stripes

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Why we need to reach hard-to-count Coloradans. There’s a lot at stake.

Opinion Columns

Colorado vowed to end the waitlist for an adult disability program by 2020. Nearly 3,000 people are still waiting.

The Medicaid program provides 24/7 care for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The average wait is currently eight years.

Politics and Government
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