Health Policy

To help inform work that is vital to its mission, The Trust monitors, analyzes and reports about key national, state and local policy issues and current events that can affect the health and well-being of all Coloradans.


The Colorado Trust understands that many factors affect the health and well-being of Coloradans. As part of its commitment to health policy, The Trust monitors Colorado and national laws, regulations, bills, judicial decisions and political events. Current key policy issues include long-term state fiscal reform and implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act.

Colorado Policy Resources

National Policy Resources

Confused about how the new health reform law really works? This short, animated movie from the Kaiser Family Foundation, featuring the "YouToons," explains the problems with the current health care system, changes underway and the big changes coming in 2014.