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  • How flawed government health coverage incentives lead to poor quality care

    How flawed government health coverage incentives lead to poor quality care0

    • February 10, 2017

    by Linda Gorman Data from the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) and the Colorado Hospital Association show that government health programs are not paying their way. Colorado’s Medicaid program pays 75 percent of its patients’ hospital costs. Medicare pays just 72 percent. People who pay for their own health care pay 158

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  • Amendment 69 “ColoradoCare” Resources

    Amendment 69 “ColoradoCare” Resources0

    • October 14, 2016

    Amendment 69 aka ColoradoCare Resources   Issue Backgrounder (PDF) and 7-point fact sheet by economist and Health Care Policy Center director Linda Gorman   Blog note: Will passing Amendment 69 lead to a doctor strike? by Linda Gorman.   Op-ed:  Amendment 69 and ColoradoCare: If you like your doctor, you may not get to keep

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  • Will passing Amendment 69 lead to a doctor strike?

    Will passing Amendment 69 lead to a doctor strike?1

    • April 26, 2016

    Passage of Amendment 69 would change the Colorado Constitution to give an entity called ColoradoCare the right to set prices for all medical services provided by any health provider licensed by the state. This includes physicians. What if ColoradoCare sets prices too low? Hospitals can provide lower quality care, let facilities deteriorate, and stop investing

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