Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Health Exchange Spends $17 Million to Help Coloradans Sign Up for Health Insurance

Fifty-eight community groups and hospitals throughout Colorado have received $17 million in grants from Colorado’s health exchange to assist people in signing up for health insurance.

Altogether 74 applicants had asked for more than $57 million, so the grant committee had to dramatically cut requested funds and some of the proposed assistance sites have backed out.

The largest grants went to: (Click here for full list.)

• Aurora Comprehensive Mental Health Center: $500,000
• Centura, the largest hospital system in the state run by the Catholic Sisters of Charity of      Leavenworth Health System: $400,000.
• Denver Health and Hospitals: $500,000
• Eagle County Health and Human Services: $750,000
• Family Resource Center Association: $816,109
• Health District of Northern Larimer County: $650,000
• Hilltop Community Resources: $750,000
• Jefferson County Human Resources: $600,000
• North Colorado Health Alliance: $685,700
• Peak Vista Community Health Centers: $500,000
• Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments: $500,000
• Servicios de la Raza: $600,000

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