Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

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In a plan to set hospital prices, Colorado could see the mother of all health care battles

State leaders are coy about how they would compel hospitals to participate in the newly proposed public health insurance option

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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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With objections from Canada and drug companies, Colorado’s plan to import prescription medicines could be in trouble

The U.S. government recently gave its support to importing cheaper drugs, but Canadian officials are pushing back and could potentially block exports

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Colorado lawmakers approved a public option for health insurance. Now the state has to figure out how to actually build it.

A stakeholder meeting in Keystone shows how many different ideas there are on what should be -- and what shouldn’t be -- included in a state-backed health insurance plan.

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How much do you pay for hospital services in Colorado? Likely many times more than what Medicare does.

Colorado hospitals rank among the most expensive in a RAND Corp. study. Hospitals say the numbers are misleading.

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A state board wouldn’t approve a major report accusing Colorado hospitals of shifting costs onto people with private insurance

Executives from the state’s hospital systems criticized the report at a meeting of the Colorado Healthcare Affordability and Sustainability Enterprise board

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Immigrants here illegally were waiting until near death to get dialysis. A new Colorado policy changes that.

Patients now can get regular care at dialysis clinics through Medicaid, saving millions in hospital costs

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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