Pace reports better than anticipated result to Colorado Option bill
July 14, 2021
The Colorado Option bill has been a topic of discussion at several Haxtun Health Board of Directors meetings over the past few months. At a meeting held in late June, Chief Executive Officer Dewane Pace told board members the bill was signed into law by Governor Jared Polis.
“Through many discussions, meetings and testifying sessions, this bill has changed to now be less harmful to small hospitals,” Pace said.
House Bill 21-1232 was signed into law the morning of June 16. The bill mandates a phased-in approach to an ultimate decrease in insurance premiums of 15 percent over a th...