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Colorado Health Insurance Exchange Reports Big Increase in Coverage Sign-Ups

Between Nov.1 and Nov. 13, more than 16,000 Coloradans selected health coverage for 2017 through the state health insurance exchange according to new data released today by Connect for Health Colorado, a marketplace for individuals, families and small employers seeking health care...

Video Series: Colorado Rural Health Care Challenges

Shantel Tubbs, clinical manager at Pediatric Associates in Montrose, discusses health care access challenges in her community. The clinic serves most of the mountain communities in the area. She knows first-hand how hard it is to get quality care in rural, mountain communities....

Medical Students Get Training in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs — Born in an old brick hospital looking out on downtown Colorado Springs, Cody Brevik has always considered this city home. Now, he wants to be the one who wears a white coat and cares for the Pikes Peak region’s next generation of natives and newcomers....

Health Perspectives: Kids’ Dental Care in Colorado

This infographic by the Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved is part of a series that looks at health from different perspectives:  ...

YouTube Videos on Colorado Rural Health Care Challenges

Be sure to check out Health Care Aware Colorado’s YouTube channel featuring 14 videos with Colorado state legislators, local and economic development officials, rural and urban health care providers and patients....

Colorado Health Institute: Uninsured Numbers

The Colorado Health Institute  looked into the newest estimates of uninsured, both Colorado and across the nation. The topline news: Uninsured rates have fallen in all states, but the drop has been bigger in states, like Colorado, that opted to expand Medicaid eligibility. Read the...

‘DeBrucing’ the Hospital Provider Fee, A Colorado Budget Opportunity

By Katherine Blair Mulready, Vice President of Legislative Policy & Chief Strategy Officer, at the Colorado Hospital Association “Over the next few years, as we do more refunds, it’s going to come out of education. It’s going to come out of transportation.” That’s how...

Colorado’s Safety Net Clinic Week Highlights Access to Care

Colorado’s Safety Net Clinic Week kicks off today.  Public officials and community leaders are getting a firsthand look at Colorado’s community safety net clinics (CSNCs) and federally certified rural health clinics (RHCs) in celebration of the 6th annual event, August 17...

Safety Net Clinic Week Highlights Health Care Access In Colorado

To highlight and advocate for Colorado’s health care safety net, ClinicNET and the Colorado Rural Health Center are hosting the 6th annual Safety Net Clinic Week, Aug. 17 – 21. The week is devoted to educating the public, policymakers and other community leaders about...

Rural Colorado Community Doctors Need To Be Engaged

Attracting and retaining doctors to practice medicine in rural communities is an issue across the U.S., and particularly in Colorado. According to the Colorado Health Institute, there are nine regions across the state with significantly inadequate access to primary care providers...