Month: June 2020

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Fact Check: Will a Surge in Medicaid Enrollment Hurt Colorado Hospitals?

June 24, 2020 / The Denver Post

A recent Denver Post report warned that Colorado hospitals, which have already suffered major financial damage from the COVID-19 pandemic, are about to suffer hundreds of millions of dollars of additional budget cuts due a massive surge in Medicaid enrollment.

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Fact Check: Are State Lawmakers Really Considering Hospital Budget Cuts in the Middle of the COVID-19 Crisis?

June 5, 2020 / Salon.com

A recent Salon.com article warned that state governments across the country, including Colorado, are debating whether to cut payments to hospitals and other healthcare providers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. But with so many health systems in financial crisis because of COVID-19, can this really be true?

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