CCHN’s legislative priorities reflect the needs of Colorado’s 20 Community Health Centers (CHCs) and the patients they serve. Legislative priorities are set annually by the CCHN Board of Directors and its legislative sub-committee, the Public Affairs Committee.
CCHN’s top state legislative priorities for 2022 include:
- ~Protecting and growing state programs that support CHCs and the patients they serve, including Medicaid, Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+), the Primary Care Fund, and the Colorado Indigent Care Program.
- ~Supporting recruitment, retention, and development of CHC workforce
- ~Participating in health care reform efforts to increase access to comprehensive primary heath care for all Coloradans
- ~Advocating for funding and policies necessary to expand access to health care for all
For a list of bills that CCHN is supporting during the 2022 legislative session, click here.
For more information on CCHN’s state legislative work, please contact:
Stephanie Brooks, Policy Director
Shoshi Preuss, Policy Manager
Kate McElwain, Policy Manager