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 /

A recent 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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