Federally qualified health centers, community-funded clinics, and rural health clinics are vital parts of Colorado’s health care safety net, providing quality care to the state’s most vulnerable populations. The strength of the safety net continues to be tested as demand for services grows, particularly from individuals enrolled in Medicaid or Child Health Plan Plus, as well as those who are uninsured. These demands will persist as Medicaid expansion occurs and health reform legislation continues to unfold.
Kaiser Permanente recognizes safety nets are essential community partners in our shared goal of improving the health of individuals and communities,
and we are committed to supporting them in a variety of ways including:
And, as health care reform unfolds, we look forward to enhancing and furthering our partnerships and support of our state’s medical safety net.