Colorado hospitals hate the plan to cap their prices. Here’s how they want to control health costs instead.

The Colorado Hospital Association has lined up behind a “total cost of care” model similar to what is used in Massachusetts

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Colorado coronavirus deaths hit 70 as confirmed cases near 3,000

The new deaths include two more each in El Paso and Weld counties, where fatalities have far outpaced other areas of the state.

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How a bridge club led a Colorado county to have one of the nation’s highest coronavirus death rates

Four of El Paso County’s 11 deaths are connected to the Colorado Springs Bridge Center, where potentially hundreds of at-risk people were exposed to COVID-19 in late February and early March. Two others are linked to a senior care center.

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The closure of Colorado coal-fired powerplants is freeing up water for thirsty cities

Large electricity generators use lots of water to cool their coal-fired plants. As those units shut down, expect to see battles heat up over how the massive amounts of water can be repurposed.