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The Checkup: The Colorado Health Institute Podcast

December 06, 2018

The individual mandate is gone. The "public charge" might be changing. The cost of insurance continues to be high. CHI's Jackie Zubrzycki talks with Kevin Patterson, CEO of Connect for Health Colorado, Colorado's health insurance exchange, about how Connect for Health Colorado is weathering a changing policy landscape.

November 21, 2018

As the Colorado Health Institute gets ready for the 2018 Hot Issues in Health conference, we wanted to share a preview of a conversation we had with one of our keynote speakers: Vic Vela, a Colorado journalist.

Vic talks about his experiences with addiction and recovery with his former colleague, CHI's director of communications, Joe Hanel. It's a personal look at a major public health issue.

October 11, 2018

Sixth in a series of interviews with leaders of Colorado's Regional Accountable Entities, or RAEs. Jeff Bontrager, CHI's director of research and evaluation, interviews Ken Nielsen and Dr. Patrick Fox of the Colorado Community Health Alliance.

October 11, 2018

Fifth in a series of interviews with leaders of Colorado's Regional Accountable Entities, or RAEs. Jeff Bontrager, CHI's director of research and evaluation, interviews Gretchen McGinnis, senior vice president of health care systems at Colorado Access.  

October 11, 2018

Fourth in a series of interviews with leaders of Colorado's Regional Accountable Entities, or RAEs. Amy Downs, CHI's former vice president, interviews Alonzo Payne, executive director of Health Colorado, the RAE for southeast Colorado.

October 11, 2018

Third in a series of interviews with leaders of Colorado's Regional Accountable Entities, or RAEs. Jeff Bontrager, CHI's director of research and evaluation, interviews Kari Snelson, executive director of Northeast Health Partners.  

October 11, 2018

Second in a series of interviews with leaders of Colorado's Regional Accountable Entities, or RAEs. Amy Downs, CHI's former vice president, interviews Patrick Gordon and Meg Taylor of Rocky Mountain Health Plans about how the RAE will work in western Colorado.

October 11, 2018

The first in a series of interviews with leaders of Colorado's Regional Accountable Entities, or RAEs. Jeff Bontrager, CHI's director of research and evaluation, interviews Laurel Karabatsos, Medicaid deputy director, about the Accountable Care Collaborative and the introduction of the RAEs.