Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

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As their revenues grew, Colorado hospitals pushed costs onto privately insured patients and reaped billions, according to a new state report

The report sets up one major battle in health cost fight, as Gov. Jared Polis officially creates his new Office of Saving People Money on Health Care

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11 charts that help explain health care costs in Colorado

State lawmakers are expected to make curbing the cost of care one of the top priorities in 2019

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Rural southeast Colorado loved its landfills. After a health department deal, some will finally close

Rooted in small-town independence, the operations were a low priority for understaffed health inspectors. Faced with new concerns about groundwater, four of five will shut down in Baca County alone.

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Colorado doctor on influential state Medicaid board resigns after Sun report on pharma money

In his email to state officials resigning from the Colorado Drug Utilization Review Board, dated Aug. 16, Dr. Alex Reish wrote that he had done nothing wrong

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After Sun report on pharma money and a Colorado Medicaid board, senior state attorney tells board members to be more transparent

The talk comes after it was revealed that one board member, Dr. Alex Reish, received thousands of dollars in benefits from pharmaceutical companies without disclosing them.

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Doctor on influential Colorado board that decides Medicaid drugs received thousands from pharmaceutical companies

Dr. Alex Reish received more than $10,000 -- mostly in free food -- from pharmaceutical companies