Legislative Services

Informing Evidence-Based Policy
March 10, 2023

Decision-makers at the local, state, and federal levels turn to CHI for in-depth, independent research and policy analysis.

Our founding mission is to improve health for the people of Colorado by providing evidence and analysis to inform policy and practice. The services CHI provides include district-specific data, analyses of the impact of bills and laws, background information for elected officials, and town hall presentations.

What We Can Do

  • Research and analysis
  • Neutral testimony to explain health policy concepts to legislators
  • Town hall presentations
  • Program evaluation

Use Our Health Data – Customized by District

Legislative District Health Profiles


Our Work


Financial Map of the American Rescue Plan Act

Details of Colorado's state and local government plans for the historic influx of federal money


2022 Legislation in Review

Big Budgets and Bold Moves


Into the Blue

Legislators Plan for Post-Pandemic, and Increasingly Democratic, State


2020 Legislation in Review: Pandemic, Protests, Pause Define Session

CHI’s Annual Legislation in Review Report Takes Stock of an Unprecedented Session


Repealing the Affordable Care Act

What's at Stake in Colorado?


ACA at 10 Years: Government Costs

As the 10th anniversary of the ACA’s passage approaches, the Colorado Health Institute (CHI) is examining what has been accomplished over the past decade and what work remains to realize the goals of the ACA.


Hot Issues in Health

Colorado's Essential Health Policy Conference Returns in Person and Online