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“As emergency orders forced medical providers to curtail in-person visits, providers had to stand up new technology and processes in a matter of days,” said Michele Lueck, president and CEO of CHI. “Even as medical offices have reopened, telemedicine has established itself an increasingly important method of care delivery, which will have significant policy implications at all levels of the health care system.”
Because of the ACA, about 400,000 Coloradans are receiving coverage through expanded eligibility for Medicaid. If the ACA falls in its entirety, Colorado would almost certainly be unable to find the money to continue Medicaid expansion, CHI's Joe Hanel told the Colorado Sun.