Video: Medicaid Expansion Benefits Coloradans
Mar 18, 2013
The Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) recently produced this video to help Coloradans learn more about who will be impacted by the proposed Medicaid expansion. Find out what difference Medicaid Expansion would make for a Colorado family of four earning $30,000 a year.Please note: there is a voter...
SLV Boasts High Rates of Coverage
Mar 18, 2013
Lacking health insurance coverage can have adverse consequences for all members of a family, adults and children alike.  In recent years, Colorado policymakers and health care leaders have focused on initiatives that increase the enrollment in public health insurance programs in order to reduce the...
Medicaid Expansion Explained
Jan 15, 2013
In the Valley, we know that prevention and access to health care services is essential for healthy communities.  Now it’s clear that the state government agrees.  On January 3rd, Governor John Hickenlooper announced plans to expand Medicaid for individuals with annual incomes less than $30,657 for...
Two Health Care Successes in CO
Nov 9, 2012
In Colorado, it’s our history books that reflect a bright and healthy future.  That’s because as a state we’ve worked hard to solve our own problems.  Before federal health care reform was passed, two initiatives highlighted Colorado’s commitment to thinking innovatively about health care. In 2008...
SLV Health is Committed to Serving Medicaid & Uninsured
Sep 24, 2012
Russ Johnson is CEO of the San Luis Valley Health Conversations have recently highlighted concern about the number of providers willing and able to accept new Medicaid patients.  Now with the potential increase of approximately 16 million patients, nationwide, under the proposed Medicaid...
Why Your Voice Matters in Health Care
Jan 10, 2012
By Russ JohnsonYour Health Matters!For the past few years, we have seen significant changes to our health care system. You may sometimes feel that the decisions from Washington or Denver are far away don’t really affect you, but they do. The reality is that we are all affected by whether our...
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