In the Arena with Sylvia Young, President and Chief Executive Officer of HCA Continental Division

By Colorado Concern | Colorado Politics

2020 is shaping up to be another big year for healthcare reform in Colorado, what issues are you tracking? HCA is very interested in being part of the conversation around health care affordability. We sympathize with employees who have high cost, high deductible, plans and in October we committed to patient-friendly billing and collection practices.

What is your approach to advocacy and has that approach changed over the years? As the rising cost of healthcare continues to be debated, we need to be part of it. We can’t hide behind “Oh healthcare is complicated”, we have to be dedicated to educating business leaders and legislators about why healthcare is complicated. That includes explaining how hospitals are reimbursed and where our costs don’t get covered, namely through Medicare and Medicaid.

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