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Gov. Polis signs Colorado hospital health care cost transparency bill into law

Beginning in 2020, the law directs the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing to issue an annual report on uncompensated costs and expenditures using data submitted by hospitals

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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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A state board wouldn’t approve a major report accusing Colorado hospitals of shifting costs onto people with private insurance

Executives from the state’s hospital systems criticized the report at a meeting of the Colorado Healthcare Affordability and Sustainability Enterprise board

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As their revenues grew, Colorado hospitals pushed costs onto privately insured patients and reaped billions, according to a new state report

The report sets up one major battle in health cost fight, as Gov. Jared Polis officially creates his new Office of Saving People Money on Health Care