Medicaid http://www.kunc.org en New Hepatitis C Drug's Cost A Steep Climb For Colorado http://www.kunc.org/post/new-hepatitis-c-drugs-cost-steep-climb-colorado <p>Starting in June, Colorado’s Medicaid agency will cover a breakthrough hepatitis C drug on a case-by-case basis, while it decides who will qualify for the potentially life-saving drug, and who will not.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Kristin Jones 58088 at http://www.kunc.org New Hepatitis C Drug's Cost A Steep Climb For Colorado For A Diagnosis Of Both Mental Illness And A Disability There Are Gaps In The System http://www.kunc.org/post/diagnosis-both-mental-illness-and-disability-there-are-gaps-system <p>A raised red oval, a couple of inches in diameter, sits at the top of Alex Meredith’s forehead. It is the physical mark of a besieged mind.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:30:00 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Kristin Jones 55191 at http://www.kunc.org For A Diagnosis Of Both Mental Illness And A Disability There Are Gaps In The System Next Steps For Colorado And The Affordable Care Act http://www.kunc.org/post/next-steps-colorado-and-affordable-care-act <p>Like other states that opted to run their own exchange, Colorado spent several years and hundreds of millions in federal dollars to create an insurance marketplace specifically tailored for Coloradans.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Christine Vestal - Stateline 55154 at http://www.kunc.org Next Steps For Colorado And The Affordable Care Act 'Good Behavior' More Than A Game To Health Care Plan http://www.kunc.org/post/good-behavior-more-game-health-care-plan Behaving well in elementary school could reduce smoking in later life. At least, that's what <a href="http://www.trilliumchp.com/">Trillium Community Health Plan</a> hopes, and it's putting money behind the idea.<p>Danebo Elementary in Eugene, Ore., is one of 50 schools receiving money to teach classes while integrating something called the "Good Behavior Game." Teacher Cami Railey sits at a small table, surrounded by four kids. She's about to teach them the "s" sound and the "a" sound. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 09:27:00 +0000 53189 at http://www.kunc.org While Colorado Expands Dental Health Under Medicaid, Rural Challenges Still Remain http://www.kunc.org/post/while-colorado-expands-dental-health-under-medicaid-rural-challenges-still-remain <p>Almost half a million Coloradans are expected to gain dental benefits under Medicaid by 2016. That doesn’t mean they’ll be able to see a dentist.</p><p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:36:45 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Kirstin Jones 53015 at http://www.kunc.org While Colorado Expands Dental Health Under Medicaid, Rural Challenges Still Remain