Colorado Public Option Bill On Track For February, Hospitals Float Alternative

By Amy Lotven / February 6, 2020 at 12:09 PM
One of the Colorado state representatives working to craft public option legislation tells Inside Health Policy the lawmakers are gathering input from key stakeholders and are on track to introduce a bill by mid-to-late February. The bill will draw from a controversial proposal unveiled last November that would mandate insurers and hospitals participate in the plan, yet the final bill is expected to have some significant differences, says Democratic Rep. Dylan Roberts. Meanwhile, the hospital industry is hitting back...

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