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2011 Safety Net Primer
With nearly 800,000 uninsured Coloradans, historically high public health insurance caseloads and escalating health costs, the safety net plays a crucial role in the state’s health care system. This primer provides an overview and update of Colorado's safety net. Find a description of types of safety net providers in Colorado, as well as demographics of safety net users, types of payment, funding sources, and resources.