health insurance

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Effort to develop Colorado-run health insurance option heads to Gov. Polis’ desk

The public option legislation directs the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and the Department of Regulatory Agencies to deliver a proposal in November

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Colorado lawmakers’ latest plan to slash health insurance prices could risk billions in federal funding

To work, the major bill on reinsurance will now likely need to find funding that doesn’t come from hospitals

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At 100-day mark, Gov. Jared Polis evaluates his campaign promises and toughest moments

Early missteps initially impeded the Democratic governor's ambitious legislative agenda, but now much of it appears poised to pass

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Colorado’s proposed first-in-the-nation health insurance program just got a big rewrite. Here’s what changed.

Colorado hospitals say they want to see lower insurance premiums, even if it means they must foot the bill

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Colorado lawmakers are backing big health care system changes. But the Trump administration may get the final say

Even if Colorado lawmakers pass bills to address high insurance and prescription drug costs, the plans still need approval from the federal government

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Colorado lawmakers nixed an experiment to allow people to buy into state employees’ health coverage. Here’s why

The inability to make the proposed pilot program work could impact Colorado’s plan to create a health insurance “public option”

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Can Colorado fix high health insurance premiums by forcing hospitals to charge some people less?

Colorado could become the first state in the country to try this particular method of reducing health insurance costs for those who buy their own coverage

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Colorado wants to import prescription drugs from Canada. How it could work, and why it may not.

Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic lawmakers made drug imports a priority, but it will cost $2.8 million just to explore the idea

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Colorado joins lawsuit against Trump administration’s effort to increase Obamacare birth-control exemptions

The legal action was one that Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, a Democrat, promised in January to join