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New Colorado health insurance subsidies open as search for people eligible but not enrolled ramps up

American Rescue Plan subsidies increase Thursday, and residents can apply through Aug. 15 for a broadly expanded menu of premium help

Health

Opinion: A Colorado public option for health care is a backwards step

We would all be much better off by working together to build on and improve our current system than trying to implement one that is controlled by politicians in Denver.

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Opinion: Amid COVID-19, our health-care heroes and hospitals are putting our communities first

Health-care costs in Colorado are competitive, and we continue to have some of the top-rated hospitals in the country in terms of quality of care.

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Opinion: Biden’s conversation about improving health care should include mental health

Reimbursement of clinical social workers would free up physicians from being overburdened by mental health-related visits, allowing them to focus on COVID-19.

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Health care coverage for more than a half-million Coloradans at stake in Obamacare fight at Supreme Court

State law is a backstop to many of the most popular consumer protections in the Affordable Care Act

Health

Cory Gardner takes offensive, levels attacks in first U.S. Senate debate against John Hickenlooper

The Democratic rival attempted to ignore the broadsides from his GOP opponent but defended himself against ethics charges

Politics and Government

Here’s how Cory Gardner’s bill would and wouldn’t protect people with preexisting conditions

The Affordable Care Act already safeguards people from being charged more for health insurance based on medical history, and Gardner’s bill contains none of the usual features of legislation

Politics and Government

Cory Gardner wants to get rid of Obamacare. But it’s not clear what he plans to replace it with.

The Republican senator from Colorado talks more often about what he doesn’t want -- Obamacare, a public option, Medicare For All -- than his ideas on how to achieve his goals of driving down costs and improving care

Politics and Government

Opposition to Obamacare becomes political liability for Cory Gardner and other Republican incumbents

Despite Cory Gardner’s multiple votes to repeal the ACA, he has largely avoided talking about the measure during the 2020 campaign

A Colorado veteran had appendicitis. But the fight over his hospital bill may have been worse.

Shannon Harness, 39, received a bill for more than $80,000

Health

Hickenlooper: Our plan to fight for a healthier future for all Coloradans

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Opinion: This is the year to flip control of the Senate and protect reproductive rights

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Opinion: A fellow Republican asks — where did Cory Gardner’s integrity go?

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Colorado Democrats just proposed an enormous change to how health insurance programs are funded

Senate Bill 215, which would create a new fee on the health insurance premiums paid by close to a million Coloradans, affects the funding for the reinsurance program but may also face strong legal challenges

Health

Opinion: Lackadaisical health coverage response at federal level puts us all at prolonged risk with coronavirus

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Opinion: Employer-based insurance is a crumbling defense against a global pandemic

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Opinion: The ACA changed how we treat cancer — and it is all at risk because of our current leadership

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Opinion: Lowering health care costs is essential, but must be done in the right way

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Opinion: Colorado’s public option should maximize competition and affordability. Here’s how.

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Opinion: Let’s stop choosing between buying food or healthcare. The urgent need for Medicare-for-all

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