health care

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Colorado joins 19 other states in suing to stop Trump administration rule allowing health care workers to refuse abortions

The attorney general's office says the rule conflicts with Colorado laws, including ones that protect a women's access to birth control

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Another possible reason for high health prices in Colorado: a lack of competition among hospitals and insurance companies

A new report from the Colorado Health Institute shows how, when choices in the health care market lag, prices rise

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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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Three reasons why Colorado lawmakers spend so much time tinkering with health insurance for a small percentage of people

The individual market dominates discussions at the state Capitol about how to reform health coverage

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Colorado Democrats started this session with a long list of unfinished business. Here’s what they checked off.

Bills on health care, environmental regulations and social issues that died last year on party-line votes have found success at the state Capitol in 2019

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Here are the most-lobbied bills in Colorado’s 2019 legislative session. The list may surprise you.

The paid family leave bill drew the most lobbying attention through March, but other hot-button bills had less money spent to track them

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To fund their No. 1 health care priority, Colorado lawmakers look to a new source: Money originally earmarked for affordable housing

The program would be smaller and hospitals would have to chip in less, but Colorado's reinsurance bill still faces hurdles