Key Questions for Universal Payer

Key Questions for Universal Payer

In Colorado’s current healthcare system, the cost of providing care to a patient often exceeds the payment received in return for the services provided. On average among the various major health insurance groups (Medicare, Health First Colorado, private insurance, self-pay, CICP), only patients covered by private insurance pay the full amount of their cost of care back to their provider.

Ethan Tartaglia, Research Analyst Intern

Ethan Tartaglia is ready to join CSI as a Research Analyst Intern, where he is excited to gain new experience and understanding of Colorado politics and policy. Ethan graduated in the Spring of 2023 from Colorado State University, where he majored in History and...