(Vail Daily) Since April 2023, nearly equal numbers of Coloradans have been disenrolled and renewed from Medicaid as the government unwind of continuous coverage progresses. During the pandemic, the government suspended the annual Medicaid renewal process, ensuring continued coverage for all who qualified.
A new Vail Health program is improving the well-being of Eagle County residents. The Community Health Program offers free access to health screenings, health education, workout classes, support to navigate complex health and social care systems, and more to Eagle County residents who are uninsured, underinsured, and ineligible for Medicaid.
(Vail Daily) Nonprofit hospitals in Colorado that receive federal, state and local tax exemptions are expected to provide a certain amount of community benefit. At Vail Health, this is already a priority.
(Vail Daily) For the last several years, the Mountain Healthcare Coalition — convening community partners including Vail Valley Partnership, Vail Health, employers and brokers — has been working to lower Eagle County’s health insurance costs.