As the Trump administration continues to intensify its efforts to curb immigration, Colorado legislators, public health agencies, and health care and advocacy organizations should consider immigration policy as health policy, and show leadership on these issues.
We provide well-informed data and perspectives on Colorado’s health care system.Our publications are developed based on comprehensive quantitative and qualitative research and information gathering when we visit our neighbors around the state. This ensures that those entrusted with making decisions on behalf of us all are more aligned with the real needs and priorities of Coloradans.
Before examining potential options for extending greater health care coverage and/or access to immigrants of varying immigration status in Colorado, we must understand the demographics and insurance status of these populations.
Consumer engagement largely depends on the willingness of payment reform leaders to engage consumers intentionally throughout the quality metrics development process.
In order to fully understand the health care system’s shortcomings and work toward improvement, we need quality metrics.
The Trump administration’s impulsive and irresponsible approach to reducing immigration is both dangerous and ineffective.
Congress’ decision to pass the Tax Cut and Jobs Act will have a dramatic effect on the health care landscape in Colorado and around the US.
Payment reform is the movement to change what we pay for in health care. Instead of paying for services, we should pay for good value.
The barriers resulting from HB 1023 are the result of commonly held misunderstandings more so than the law’s actual requirements.
Education, money, and power provide access to good health, but access to those is limited for people of color. This is one manifestation of White Privilege.
The callous and irresponsible decision by President Trump to end DACA has endangered the lives and health of 17,000 high-achieving young Coloradans.