I acquired a new assignment this year, which is to chair the legislative oversight committee for Colorado’s new health insurance exchange, known as Connect for Health Colorado. While I’d been on the committee for a few years since its inception, I asked last fall to be taken off the committee as I felt it wasn’t doing its job as an oversight committee and, personally, I wasn’t breaking through the logjams.
After years of asking lots of questions about how Colorado was developing the state-run exchange and seeking unvarnished accounts of how implementation was progressing, I had too many unanswered questions, literally, to stay on the committee, in good conscience.
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