Those interested in health care and other policy can find reliable, balanced information from the following organizations:
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing — The Department administers the Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus programs as well as a variety of other programs for Colorado's low-income families, older adults and people with disabilities. HCPF's website features resources on regulations and eligibility requirements.
The Commonwealth Fund — The mission of The Commonwealth Fund is to promote high-performing health care systems that provide better access, improved quality and greater efficiency — particularly for society's most vulnerable.
Health Affairs — The peer-reviewed journal explores health policy issues of current concern in both domestic and international spheres.
Health Reform Resource Center — Hosted by The Commonwealth Fund, this webpage features a comprehensive timeline of major provisions the health care reform law.
Kaiser Health News — An independent, nonprofit news organization, Kaiser Health News provides high-quality coverage of health policy issues and developments at the federal and state levels.
National Conference of State Legislatures — Headquartered in Denver, this bipartisan organization offers resources to policymakers in all 50 states. It is widely known as an effective advocate for the interests of state governments.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation — The nation's largest philanthropy devoted solely to the public's health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is focused on how health care is delivered, how it's paid for and how well it functions for patients and their families.