Key Issues / New Models of Health Care
CHI offers HealthWords, a glossary, to help navigate the many terms and acronyms that are part of Colorado’s health care discussions.
As Medicaid costs escalate, decision makers are evaluating waivers and block grants as a potential coverage option that offers greater flexibility.
Health care expenditures have risen dramatically over the past several decades, yet a number of options are being discussed to help mitigate these costs.
Faced with historic Medicaid caseloads and costs, Colorado launched the Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC) in 2011 to reform how care is delivered and paid for in the Medicaid program. But has the ACC helped to improve health outcomes and lower costs?
New health payment models are designed to reward high quality and attempt to slow the ever-increasing costs of health care.
With the aging of Colorado's population, long-term services and supports will be more important than ever.