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 GOP, Catholic Church mobilize as 2020 ballot deadline for 22-week abortion ban nears
The Coalition for Women and Children says they’ll gather enough voter signatures to qualify, but others, including Colorado Right to Life, raise doubt
Colorado public option opponents accused of trying to “weaponize” doctors against health insurance proposal
PATH, an organization backed by Colorado hospitals, is encouraging medical professionals to speak out against the soon-to-come public health insurance option legislation
Colorado may try to import prescription drugs from more countries than just Canada
The idea is one of several lawmakers are drafting, as Gov. Jared Polis’ administration signals a new campaign to fight rising pharmaceutical costs
The Polis administration wants a greater say over hospital prices for more than 1 million Coloradans
A forthcoming rule is the result of a bill passed earlier this year, but hospitals and insurance companies remain wary
Colorado’s new reinsurance program has a TABOR problem. Lawmakers fear that could cause “cascading” impacts across the budget.
As Polis requests more money, a legislative analysis found the health insurance program could have an additional $165 million budgetary hit
Colorado hospitals just avoided tens of millions of dollars in federal funding cuts — but it might not last
The cuts would most affect hospitals like Denver Health that care for a lot of uninsured patients
Colorado hospitals accuse Polis administration of hurting Medicaid patients, as health fight grows nastier
In a letter to the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, hospital executives say onerous rules, outdated processes are putting patients at risk
Denver’s Rose Medical Center, celebrating 70 years, created a culture that countered post-war discrimination
Rose became the first Denver hospital to grant privileges to a Black physician. Its emphasis on inclusivity endured through a contentious sale and shifting health care industry.
Colorado officials have finalized their proposal for a public health insurance option. Here’s what we still don’t know about it.
Short answer: There's a lot for lawmakers to fight over, from hospital and insurance company participation to an application for federal approval
Opinion: Here’s why some Colorado families are dropping Medicaid coverage for their kids
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
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
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
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
Colorado’s uninsured rate is holding steady, but a new study shows troubling trends in the state’s health care market
More people are covered under employer plans, but affordability is a growing problem
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
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
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
As Polis touts price drops from Summit County health insurance alliance, hospitals are skeptical it can work statewide
The Peak Health Alliance will save people thousands of dollars a year, Gov. Jared Polis said Monday