Articles By John Ingold

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Colorado has the highest teen vaping rate in the country. Why hasn’t it seen more cases of lung illness?

The state Health Department has a team of epidemiologists hunting for answers -- and overlooked cases

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Colorado’s reinsurance program could fall $50 million short next year, according to health insurer estimates

State wouldn’t be on the hook for cost overruns, but they could cause insurers to raise rates again for 2021

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Denver-area hospitals made a record $2 billion in profits in 2018, according to a new report

Many Colorado hospitals outside of the metro area also saw strong profitability

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Colorado isn’t part of settlement with opioid maker Purdue Pharma; attorney general calls offer “inadequate”

Colorado is suing Purdue, maker of the potent painkiller OxyContin, and the Sackler family, which owns the pharmaceutical giant, in state court

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Critics worried Colorado’s new law capping insulin costs would raise insurance rates. It hasn’t.

The law could save patients hundreds of dollars a month, but it’s still unclear how many will benefit

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As Polis touts price drops from Summit County health insurance alliance, hospitals are skeptical it can work statewide

The Peak Health Alliance will save people thousands of dollars a year, Gov. Jared Polis said Monday

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For Colorado’s diversifying population of children, advocates fear a census undercount

The annual Kids Count report says counties with high rates of poverty and non-white children are most at risk of not being counted accurately