The state of Colorado health care: Mergers and consolidation
The University of Colorado is a great example
Colorado is a great example of the consolidation that's been going on in the health care marketplace since the recession and the Affordable Care Act, says Richard Ziegner, Executive VP & Director of Healthcare Banking at UMB Bank.
"The market here in the Front Range used to have a very diverse hospital base: Lots of different hospitals, all independent," he says. "But since 2008-2009, the financial crisis and the Affordable Care Act, you've seen many mergers."
The University of Colorado is a great example, Ziegner says.
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