Rising insulin costs force 40% of Colorado diabetics to ration its use, AG’s report says
The study makes recommendations for quick action to ensure fewer cost burdens that keep patients from buying the lifesaving drug
These Coloradans survived coronavirus during the first wave. Here’s what they want you to know now.
The Colorado Sun caught up with three COVID-19 patients who were infected early in the pandemic to see how they are doing and what their thoughts are on the disease’s resurgence
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
CU Boulder to resume in-person classes next week as coronavirus outbreak slows
Boulder County’s public health order banning gatherings of 18- to 22-year-olds will expire on Thursday at noon
Cory Gardner takes offensive, levels attacks in first U.S. Senate debate against John Hickenlooper
The Democratic rival attempted to ignore the broadsides from his GOP opponent but defended himself against ethics charges
What’s Working: Thousands of fraud holds lifted for Colorado unemployed, while more face pricier health insurance
How some things unexpectedly went from bad to worse for some out-of-work people in Colorado. Plus, Lost Wages benefits begin, more unemployment fraud news and other updates in this week’s What’s Working.
Here’s how Cory Gardner’s bill would and wouldn’t protect people with preexisting conditions
The Affordable Care Act already safeguards people from being charged more for health insurance based on medical history, and Gardner’s bill contains none of the usual features of legislation
Cory Gardner wants to get rid of Obamacare. But it’s not clear what he plans to replace it with.
The Republican senator from Colorado talks more often about what he doesn’t want -- Obamacare, a public option, Medicare For All -- than his ideas on how to achieve his goals of driving down costs and improving care
Opposition to Obamacare becomes political liability for Cory Gardner and other Republican incumbents
Despite Cory Gardner’s multiple votes to repeal the ACA, he has largely avoided talking about the measure during the 2020 campaign
A Colorado veteran had appendicitis. But the fight over his hospital bill may have been worse.
Shannon Harness, 39, received a bill for more than $80,000
Coronavirus complicated efforts to lower Colorado’s health care prices. But one idea is still moving forward.
Health care purchasing alliances are meant to give consumers more power in price negotiations -- if hospitals and other providers go along
A Colorado woman’s knee surgeon was in-network. The surgical assistant wasn’t — and billed $1,167.
Even before any other medical bills showed up, Izzy Benasso received a notice from someone whose name she didn’t recognize
Colorado, like other states, trims health programs amid health crisis
Between the challenges of the pandemic, the social unrest and the economic crisis, mental health providers are warning that the need for behavioral health services is growing. Yet faced with budgetary shortfalls, Colorado is cutting spending.
Colorado governor vetoes bill that sought to reduce prescription opioid abuse
Gov. Jared Polis wrote in a letter that he vetoed House Bill 1085 because of the impact it would have on health insurance premiums
Coronavirus will add 500,000 people to Colorado’s Medicaid rolls — with major consequences for the health care system
From hospital profits to insurance prices to policy debates, the pandemic has reshaped the debate about health care in Colorado
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’s rural pharmacies wrestle against big business to remain community cornerstones
1,230 rural pharmacies have closed since 2003, including 45 in Colorado. Some blame benefit management companies that reimburse for medications at less than they cost to buy.
Nicolais: Any health care “public option” second wave must make some changes
After Colorado bill sponsors pulled the public option from consideration in light of difficulties created by the coronavirus, they should reconsider compelling participation