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Legislative Preview 2012
Ahead of the 2012 legislative session in Colorado, this presentation provided an overview of anticipated health-related legislation to expect
Lawmakers headed into the session confronted with competing spending priorities, an anticipated Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of the federal health reform law, a Demoratic-controlled Senate and a Republican-controlled House and a good number of legislators standing for election in 2012.
CHI anticipated these themes for the 2012 session: Departmental efficiencies and alignment; program cost savings and improvements; a focus on the quality of the health care workforce; policy promoting healthier communities; and a discussion of the Essential Health Benefits required under health reform.