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CHI in the News

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DENVER – Health insurance coverage in Colorado reached an all-time high in 2023, according to the latest Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS), portions of which debuted today.

The uninsured rate dropped to 4.6% in 2023, after staying at roughly 6.5% since 2015.

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More than 200 health leaders will gather to explore the issues critical to Colorado’s health care future on December 1 at the Colorado Health Institute’s Hot Issues in Health conference. The annual event will bring together community health advocates, policymakers, nonprofit organizations, providers, insurers, academics, and other problem-solvers from across the state to share ideas and advance the issues that will drive health policy in 2024.
In the News
Data from CHI’s report, Mental Health in Colorado’s LGBTQ+ Communities, was cited by journalist Leigh Paterson in this KUNC article about the difficulties parents of LGBTQ+ kids have finding appropriate, affordable mental health providers in Northern Colorado.
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Becoming a Lactation Friendly Workplace not only showcases a commitment to supporting families but also helps parents achieve their breastfeeding goals while cultivating a positive, family-friendly image for businesses in the community.
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The Board of Trustees of the Colorado Health Institute (CHI) has appointed Sara Schmitt as President and Chief Executive Officer following a comprehensive national search.
In the News
Colorado Newsline cited data from CHI in an article about proposed legislation that advocates say is a first step toward addressing staffing shortages in the state's home health care industry.
In the News
NPR’s All Things Considered recently aired a portion of an interview with CHI Research Analyst Kendra Neumann, who has extensive experience in the field of harm reduction.
In the News
Content from CHI’s report, Reaching Kids Before the Crisis: Leveraging Universal School-Based Mental Health Screenings, was cited in this March 20 Colorado Newsline story about House Bill 23-1003, which passed the House Monday and moves to the Senate for consideration. The bill would allow public schools to participate in a voluntary mental health screening program for sixth through twelfth graders, referring them to treatment if needed.

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