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ColoradoCare is a resident-owned, non-governmental health care financing system designed to ensure comprehensive, quality, accessible, lifetime health care for every Colorado resident. The benefit package will enhance the comprehensive health care services required by Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act. Premiums will be collected from Coloradans based on income, securing health care regardless of financial circumstance. This efficient, universal system will operate in the interests of Coloradans. By eliminating layers of bureaucracy and reducing administrative and other non-medical costs, ColoradoCare will cover all residents and cost less than the current system.
100% of residents will be covered, leading Colorado to be the first state in the U.S. to achieve universal health care.
ColoradoCare will greatly expand access to and improve the quality of healthcare. Health benefits include primary, mental health, and specialty care, including dental. Patients can choose their primary care providers.
ColoradoCare’s universal health care system—private providers paid with combined funds—reduces layers of administrative costs, allows for bulk purchasing of drugs and medical equipment, and reduces fraud and duplication.
An economic analysis of health care spending in Colorado has calculated that comprehensive health coverage for every resident could be paid for with pre-tax payroll premiums of 3.33% for employees and 6.67% for employers.