Month: August 2020

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Fact Check: Are Health Systems Still Facing Major Losses After the Federal CARES Act?

August 13, 2020 / The Denver Post

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act – passed in March 2020 – included federal funding for the nation’s hospital system to help close major budget shortfalls. But even with the federal support, hospitals in Colorado are still facing major losses due to COVID-19 and state-level funding cuts tied to the pandemic.

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Fact Check: Is the Polis Administration Really Giving Raises to Healthcare Bureaucrats While Cutting Funding for Actual Healthcare Services?

August 3, 2020 / CBS Denver

According to recent press reports, the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) gave significant raises to senior officials while those same officials were cutting funding to healthcare providers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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