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State health care rankings during COVID-19

Haley Donwerth | Aug 6, 2020 | Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Utah

5 Things Colorado: Rep. Emily Sirota, Medicaid wave?, Convening Panel

| Jul 20, 2020 | Colorado

We are about to start getting our band back together...! Meaning, it'll soon be time to pull together our Convening Panel ahead of our 2020 Colorado State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference! The conference, held each year in October, will be a chance to reconnect with senior market executives...[ Read More ]

Mental Health Colorado compiles 2020 legislative report

Michael Goldberg | Jul 16, 2020 | Colorado

Mental Health Colorado - a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that aims to promote mental wellness and ensure equitable access to mental health and substance use care - compiled a legislative report for the 2020 session. The 2020 legislative session was thrown off course by the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing lawmakers to adjourn in...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Emily Sirota sounds off on the Colorado Public Option, universal coverage models, and the state budget.

Michael Goldberg | Jul 15, 2020 | Colorado

Rep. Emily Sirota represents District 9 in the Colorado House. After assuming office in 2019, Sirota hasn't shied away from introducing ambitious legislation. This past session, she was a prime sponsor on HB 1420 - legislation which sought to generate several hundred million for public services by eliminating longstanding tax...[ Read More ]

Colorado Legislature passes bill to create Colorado Health Insurance Affordability Enterprise

Michael Goldberg | Jun 15, 2020 | Colorado

Colorado lawmakers approved legislation today to create the Colorado Health Insurance Affordability Enterprise, which will administer a health insurance affordability fee assessed on certain health insurers and a special assessment on hospitals to fund measures to reduce consumer costs for individual health coverage plans. House amendments to the bill, SB...[ Read More ]

5 Things Colorado: Rep. Matt Soper, Mental health, Vincent Atchity

| Jun 11, 2020 | Colorado

I want to feature a virtual conversation we're hosting on race and health care, which you'll see in item 5 below. Now is a time to be reflective about our biases, the benefits or detriments of our skin color, and how we can foster conversations that will have a measurable and...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Matt Soper talks telehealth legislation, budget negotiations, and foreign pharmaceutical importation

Michael Goldberg | Jun 11, 2020 | Colorado

Rep. Matt Soper represents District 54 in the Colorado House, serving on the Legal Services, Judiciary, and House & Insurance committees. Soper was one of the lead sponsors on Senate Bill 20-212, a bipartisan piece of telehealth legislation which passed unanimously last night.    The bill was designed to shore...[ Read More ]

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