health care

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A push to fix Colorado’s lowest-in-the-nation vaccine rates has an unexpected critic: Jared Polis

A state lawmaker wants to eliminate the personal-belief exemption for immunizations as threat of an outbreak looms.

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Summit County health care prices force families to make desperate decisions. A new plan for how consumers buy coverage could change that.

The Peak Health Alliance could become a statewide model for how to give patients an upper hand over prices

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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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Colorado’s new attorney general plans legal action against Trump administration over health care, citizenship question

Phil Weiser says “there is going to be an ongoing opportunity for us to join a range of lawsuits that are protecting our Colorado way of life (and) our population and standing up for the rule of law.”

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KC Becker outlines aggressive agenda in her opening remarks. Here’s the new Colorado House speaker’s speech, annotated.

Context for the speech with annotations from The Colorado Sun highlighting what’s important and explaining what it all means

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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

Communities in the Colorado high country, hit hard by soaring premiums, offer medical cost-sharing programs to ease burden

State insurance regulators riled by plans that have so far lured Vail Valley, Summit County, Steamboat Springs and Leadville