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Hospitals’ uncompensated care for migrants in Colorado ‘is not sustainable,’ UCHealth warns

By The Greeley Tribune  
   February 12, 2024

University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora provided $10 million in uncompensated care in just 3 months. UCHealth needs more money and support to keep responding to the surge in migrants arriving in metro Denver, the health system’s leaders are warning after University of Colorado Hospital provided $10 million in uncompensated care in just three months. UCHealth estimated its other hospitals provided about $7 million in uncompensated care to people it identified as likely migrants between November and January, on top of the $10 million provided at the University of Colorado Hospital campus in Aurora.

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