health insurance

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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

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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