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Payment Reform and Health Care Economics

Identifying Overlaps, Gaps, and Opportunities
Published: May 13, 2021 | Updated: April 20, 2022

The cost of health care is top of mind for policymakers at the state and national levels.

What should providers, payers, and patients expect from each other when it’s time to pay the bills? CHI has deep experience in identifying costs at the systems level, analyzing regional variations in prices, creating financial maps, and evaluating alternative payment models.

What We Can Do

  • Research and analysis
  • Financial modelling
  • Evaluation

Work With Usemily johnson

Contact Emily Johnson, Director of Policy Analysis

Recent Clients

  • Office of Behavioral Health
  • Department of Health Care Policy & Financing
  • Colorado Hospital Association

Our Work


Colorado Health Access Survey 2021

Navigating Uncharted Waters: The Pandemic, Health, Coverage, and Care in Colorado


American Rescue Plan Act Financial Map

Tracking Federal Funds for Colorado Governments and Agencies


Sustainability in Health Care

Colorado’s Landscape for Going Green


Peak Health Alliance: Summit in Sight

Program Targets Insurance Prices in Trailblazing Effort


2020 Colorado Insurance Rates and the Role of Reinsurance

Uncertainty about the future of the state’s reinsurance program means lower rates could be short-lived.


The Cost of Doing Business: Employers’ Role in Reducing Health Costs

Colorado employers are exploring how they can get a better deal on insurance for their employees.


Mapping Federal Funds for COVID-19 Relief

Pandemic Aid Leaves Critical State Needs Unmet

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