Denver Health Struggles Financially Amidst Rising Uncompensated Care Costs

Denver, Colorado residents rely on Denver Health and other safety-net hospitals for vital healthcare services, catering to the most vulnerable in the community. However, the financial strain on these facilities is evident, especially when they provide care to individuals without insurance or covered by Medicaid. Denver Health, facing a crisis since 2022, has required millions in state bailout funds and donations from other healthcare organizations to stay afloat after providing over $260 million in uncompensated …

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Denver Health Receives $5 Million Boost Amid Financial Concerns: Bipartisan Lawmakers Take Action

Denver, Colorado – A bipartisan group of lawmakers in Colorado is pushing for a $5 million allocation to support Denver Health Medical Center due to concerns about the hospital’s financial stability and the risk of a “death spiral”. The Joint Budget Committee has given initial approval to direct the $5 million infusion to Denver Health to address the challenges the hospital faces. These challenges include an increasing amount of uncompensated health care provided by the …

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