Colorado Cutting Back on Medicaid Coverage

Aug 31st @ 4:10 pm in News by Scott Staley

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Colorado is cutting back on Medicaid coverage for poor adults without children because the estimated number of people has tripled.  State program manager Joanne Zahora told the Daily Sentinel that the program has been based on 2 year old estimates which are basically outdated today.  The state originally estimated there would be just over 49 thousand people eligible for the program at a cost of about $200 million a year.  But since then the number of people eligible is over 140 thousand with an estimated cost of $1.7 billion….
Source: Daily Sentinel