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Erin Miller

About Erin Miller

Erin serves as the Vice President of Health Initiatives for the Colorado Children’s Campaign, leading efforts to improve health insurance coverage and quality for Colorado’s kids, improve access to health services and ensure that every child has healthy places to live, learn and play. Prior to joining the Children’s Campaign in September 2015, Erin worked on the Accountable Care Collaborative team at the Colorado Department of Health Policy and Financing. She has extensive experience evaluating federal, state and local policies related to Medicaid, CHIP, the Affordable Care Act and public health programs and working with legislators, policymakers, constituents and other stakeholders to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations. Her professional experiences range from serving as a WIC Educator and Local Area Retail Coordinator for Denver Health to serving as a Special Assistant in the HHS Office of Planning and Evaluation in Washington DC and as a Health Policy Adviser and Budget Analyst for the U.S. House Budget Committee.

All hands on deck for the federal health reform debate

Senate efforts to pass federal health reform—modeled on the American Health Care Act passed by the House last month—are heating up. We are increasingly concerned about the rapid Senate timeline for bringing a bill to the floor for a vote …

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Study: Affordable Care Act Repeal Would Cost Colorado $33.3 Billion

A new national study projects a massive financial impact on Coloradans if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without a replacement plan. According to the new study by the Urban Institute, Colorado would lose more than $33 billion in federal …

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Our Position on ColoradoCare

Our Board of Directors voted this week to oppose Amendment 69, also known as ColoradoCare. Colorado voters will consider the measure in November. While providing a noble vision for Colorado’s health care system, ColoradoCare lacks the details necessary to provide …

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Rising Health Care Costs Driving Significant Premium Increase in Colorado

Rising health insurance costs are again driving up the cost of health insurance premiums for people who buy their own individual health insurance around the state. These increases impact only the individual market (plans not from an employer), which makes …

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Tobacco Tax to Fund Critical Health Needs Heads to Colorado Voters

Colorado voters will be asked to vote for a tobacco tax in November to raise money for critical unmet health needs for all Coloradans, especially those most impacted by tobacco use. It will also fully fund tobacco education programs to …

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Proposed 2017 Insurance Rates for Colorado Released

The Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI) last week released preliminary information for proposed health insurance premiums for 2017. Each year, insurance companies file proposed plans and insurance rates with the DOI for approval for the following year. These rates are …

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