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Hot Issues in Health

Colorado's Essential Health Policy Conference — December 6 and 7, 2018
Published: June 18, 2018 | Updated: September 18, 2018

General Registration Opens Soon

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Advance registration is now open for elected officials and legislative staff. Click HERE to sign up.

Stay tuned for general registration, which opens Tuesday, September 25.

Hot Issues in Health, produced by the Colorado Health Institute (CHI), is the state’s premier health policy conference. This year’s conference is Thursday, December 6, and Friday, December 7, at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center in Englewood. The event features rich discussion, including an election recap, plenty of new connections, and concrete policy ideas to prepare you for the year ahead in health policy.

A limited number of scholarships will be available. Download the application form here.


Announcing Keynote Speaker Molly Ball

Molly Ball is the National Political Correspondent for TIME, covering campaigns, the White House, political personalities and policy debates across America. She is also a political analyst for CNN and frequent television and radio commentator. She previously wrote for The Atlantic, Politico, The New York Times, The Washington Post and others. Ball has received numerous awards for her political coverage, and fun fact: she grew up right here in Colorado and attended Cherry Creek High School.

Her extensive experience and insightful commentary make her the ideal choice to debrief election results with us on December 6 and discuss their implications nationally and in our state.


Prices and Registration

Full conference: $350

Day 1 only: $250

Day 2 only: $150

Conference registration opens in September. In the meantime, please direct any questions to or call 303.831.4200.






Previous Hot Issues in Health Conferences


Hot Issues in Health 2017

Welcome to Hot Issues in Health 2017. Find presentations and videos from the December conference here.


Hot Issues in Health 2016

Making Sense of Health Policy in a Time of Uncertainty


Hot Issues in Health 2015

As Medicaid Turns 50 and the Affordable Care Act Turns Five, What’s Next for Health Policy in Colorado?


Hot Issues in Health 2014

The Reality of Purple: Navigating Health Policy in Colorado


Hot Issues in Health Care Conference: 2012

The agenda, reports and presentations from the 2012 Hot Issues in Health Care legislative conference.