The barriers resulting from HB 1023 are the result of commonly held misunderstandings more so than the law’s actual requirements.
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.
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.
Hispanics and Latinos face increased barriers to good health because of systemic and historic injustices.
Black people face increased barriers to good health because of systemic and historic injustices.
To achieve health equity, we must ensure social determinants of health don’t determine a person’s health outcomes or access to health care.
These bills would take insurance away from hundreds of thousands of Coloradans, add a huge financial burden on our state budget, and let insurance companies discriminate against patients again.
Several beneficial bills passed in the 2017 legislative session that impacted the priority areas of Center for Health Progress. Additionally, a number of potentially harmful bills failed.
Medicaid NEMT in Colorado
American Health Care Act could have repercussions for Colorado’s health care system.