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Report: Filling the Dental Gap in Rural Colorado

Colorado reached a historic milestone in 2014 when it began offering dental insurance to each of the state’s 1.1 million Medicaid clients. This decision places Colorado among the nation’s leaders when it comes to oral health coverage for those with the lowest incomes. This...

Rural Colorado: Some Facts About Health Disparities

Colorado faces many obstacles to health in the vast rural parts of the state. The Colorado Rural Health Center manages the iCARE program (Improving Communication and Readmission), designed to build off of the success of Colorado’s Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) by aiding in...

What’s Different about Rural Health Care in Colorado?

The obstacles faced by health care providers and patients in rural areas are vastly different than those in urban areas. Rural Americans face a unique combination of factors that create disparities in health care not found in urban areas. Economic factors, cultural and social...