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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: 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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