Investing in Medicaid is Paying Off for Colorado

Investing in Medicaid is Paying Off for Colorado

by Ryan Biehle, Policy & Legislative Associate On Medicaid’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth a look back at how the biggest expansion in the program’s history has helped Coloradans. In Colorado, we place a lot of value on common-sense solutions that make our...
Making Health Coverage Meaningful: Mitigating the Effects of Churn

Making Health Coverage Meaningful: Mitigating the Effects of Churn

by Ryan Biehle, Policy Associate 50% of low income Coloradans may move in and out of Medicaid or commercial coverage with financial assistance eligibility over the course of a year. This issue – commonly called “churn” – is caused by income fluctuations and can have...

Pay raise to doctors serving Medicaid patients

by Allie Broas, Program and Administrative Assistant Colorado has announced its placement, among six other states, that plan on extending the Medicaid pay raise for primary care doctors in 2015. The good news for the doctors treating Medicaid patients extends to...

Extended Dental Benefits For Adults on Medicaid

By Lynn Doan, Strategic Engagement Fellow Starting July 1, 2014, adults enrolled in Colorado Medicaid have access to new dental services, building upon a Medicaid benefit that became available in April of this year. The new dental benefit provides adults on Medicaid,...

Accountable Care Collaborative Saves Bundles

by Charlotte Kaye, Health Policy Fellow There is an old proverb that reads, “when the going gets tough, the tough get going.” Colorado’s health care field has continually proved this to be true, and has done so once again. In 2011, in response to increasing caseload...
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