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Colorado’s State Health Agencies: A Primer
- fact sheet
The four state agencies that oversee health care programs across Colorado account for a third of Colorado’s general fund, employ about 7,000 state workers and directly impact the health and health care of hundreds of thousands of Coloradans. This brief offers a high level look at each agency, discusses its budget and its role within the state’s health care system and gives a brief analysis of where it’s headed.