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Why both hospitals and insurance companies are so worried about a Colorado “state option” plan

State health care officials have until Nov. 15 to put together a final “state option” proposal for the legislature

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Colorado health insurance rates are set to fall dramatically next year — for some. Here’s what that means for you.

From premium decreases to local purchasing alliances to carrier departures, there’s a lot going on with Colorado health coverage right now

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In a plan to set hospital prices, Colorado could see the mother of all health care battles

State leaders are coy about how they would compel hospitals to participate in the newly proposed public health insurance option

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As Coloradans struggle to pay for health coverage, cheaper alternatives come with their own perils

Health care sharing ministries have their place in the market, supporters say, but a recent state clamp-down showcases a darker side

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Colorado’s reinsurance program could fall $50 million short next year, according to health insurer estimates

State wouldn’t be on the hook for cost overruns, but they could cause insurers to raise rates again for 2021

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Denver-area hospitals made a record $2 billion in profits in 2018, according to a new report

Many Colorado hospitals outside of the metro area also saw strong profitability

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Critics worried Colorado’s new law capping insulin costs would raise insurance rates. It hasn’t.

The law could save patients hundreds of dollars a month, but it’s still unclear how many will benefit