State lawmakers offer advice on creating a federal public option
Emily Boerger | Apr 15, 2021 | Federal
Colorado’s Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) and Division of Insurance hosted the first stakeholder meeting regarding a proposal for a state option for health insurance this week in Denver. The meeting was a starting point for implementation of a bill signed by Gov. Jared Polis in mid-May.
You may have noticed a new byline showing up at State of Reform. We're excited to have had Emily Viles join our team to cover Colorado health policy. Prior to State of Reform, she worked in the Colorado Legislature on policy, and just happens to be completing her master's degree in health policy
Representative Dylan Roberts is a second-year State Legislator representing Eagle and Routt counties. He was sworn into the legislature in November 2017 and was re-elected to a two-year term during the recent November election cycle. Rep. Roberts serves as Chair of the House Rural Affairs Committee, Chair of the Capital
On Tuesday, Colorado’s SB19-004 passed through third readings with bipartisan support. The bill is part of Gov. Jared Polis’s larger plan to reduce the cost of healthcare in Colorado. The “road-map,” as he calls it, is a series of steps that attempt to make healthcare more affordable, equitable, and accessible