DENVER — Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will a hold a press conference today to announce plans to save more than $280 million in Medicaid spending over 10 years, permitting the prudent expansion of coverage in Colorado. Projections show the savings, existing provider fee structure and other health-related revenues will more than cover the cost of the expansion.

When:  9 a.m., today, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

Where:  West Foyer, State Capitol

Hickenlooper will be joined at the press conference today by representatives who work with Medicaid and the people it serves.