Key Issues / Legislation and Policy
A series of reports on rebuilding federal health policy.
Colorado’s legislature convenes for 2017 following a tumultuous campaign season that is likely to have a big impact on health policy. Expect health care to be in the spotlight after taking a back seat to other issues for the past few years. CHI previews what to watch in health care.
- 2017 Report
The 2016 Hot Issues in Health Care conference took place on Wednesday, December 14, and Thursday, December 15, at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs.
Amendment 72 on Colorado’s ballot would raise the state’s tobacco taxes for the first time since 2004. Scientific evidence shows that raising tobacco taxes I can lower smoking rates. But just how much sticker shock does it take to discourage a smoker from lighting up? CHI’s new independent analysis looks at the possible effects of the proposed tobacco tax on different people across the state.
Colorado voters will decide in November whether to adopt ColoradoCare, a revolutionary system to provide universal health coverage to all the state’s residents. The Colorado Health Institute (CHI) is releasing a three-part series of research briefs that delve into the ColoradoCare ballot measure, Amendment 69.