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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

Coronavirus is a historic health crisis. So why isn’t it increasing Colorado health insurance prices?

In regulatory filings with the state, insurance carriers keep using the same word: Uncertainty

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

Colorado is extending its special health insurance enrollment period because so many are rushing to get coverage

The state created the enrollment period so more people can have health insurance as the coronavirus spreads

Colorado directs insurers to waive co-pays for people seeking coronavirus tests. But only if they meet testing criteria.

The move by Gov. Jared Polis’ administration is the first of what could be several directives related to COVID-19. It will affect about a third of all the people insured in Colorado.

$10,000-a-day fines and other things to know about Colorado’s new public health insurance option bill

Hospitals and insurance companies are required to participate in the plan, which lawmakers finally introduced Thursday

Colorado lawmakers want to crack down on companies that look like health insurers but aren’t

Rep. Susan Lontine’s bill comes after the Colorado Division of Insurance shut down a health care sharing ministry that was covering “shockingly low” amounts of its members’ bills.

Hospitals are backing off a budget fight over Colorado’s reinsurance program. Is a deal possible?

The Colorado Hospital Association dropped its lawsuit over the fees that fund the health insurance program

The Polis administration just cut $51 million from its budget request for Colorado’s reinsurance program

The state will receive more money than expected from the federal government to fund the program that has reduced some people’s health insurance premiums dramatically

Why Colorado hospitals just sued the Polis administration over the health care reinsurance program

The hospitals are challenging a rule that requires them to pay fees to support the reinsurance program in the first half of 2020

Your guide to all the ways health care may be about to change in Colorado

Health care looks to be one of the biggest -- if not the biggest -- fight in the coming legislative session. How it turns out will shape how you receive and pay for medical services in the future.

4 numbers that explain the $165 million funding controversy around Gov. Polis’ reinsurance program

As legislative budget writers raise questions about the program’s cost, supporters defend it as bringing meaningful benefits to Coloradans

The Polis administration wants a greater say over hospital prices for more than 1 million Coloradans

A forthcoming rule is the result of a bill passed earlier this year, but hospitals and insurance companies remain wary

Colorado’s new reinsurance program has a TABOR problem. Lawmakers fear that could cause “cascading” impacts across the budget.

As Polis requests more money, a legislative analysis found the health insurance program could have an additional $165 million budgetary hit

Colorado officials have finalized their proposal for a public health insurance option. Here’s what we still don’t know about it.

Short answer: There's a lot for lawmakers to fight over, from hospital and insurance company participation to an application for federal approval

Colorado’s reinsurance program has been lauded as a way to reduce health care costs. Here’s the fine print.

A reduction in the amount many Coloradans receive in tax credits could lead to a health insurance price increase for thousands -- that is unless they shop around for a better deal

Why both hospitals and insurance companies are so worried about a Colorado “state option” plan

State health care officials have until Nov. 15 to put together a final “state option” proposal for the legislature

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

Already under investigation for her body-parts business, a Montrose woman has her state insurance license revoked

The Colorado Division of Insurance’s revocation order for Megan Hess cites allegations related to preneed funeral plans

As Coloradans struggle to pay for health coverage, cheaper alternatives come with their own perils

Health care sharing ministries have their place in the market, supporters say, but a recent state clamp-down showcases a darker side

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