Colorado unveils plan for how doctors will decide who receives life-saving coronavirus treatment — and who doesn’t
Crisis standards of care will only be implemented if needed to fight COVID-19. “This is completely uncharted territory,” one doctor says.
If it gets bad, Colorado doctors have a plan for who gets lifesaving coronavirus treatment — and who doesn’tBy John Ingold Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
As hospitals brace for critical coronavirus patients, Colorado still doesn’t know how many ventilators are in the stateBy John Ingold Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado hospitals are postponing elective surgeries, reusing masks in preparation for a coronavirus surgeBy Karen Schwartz Health Primary category in which blog post is published
$10,000-a-day fines and other things to know about Colorado’s new public health insurance option billBy John Ingold Health Primary category in which blog post is published
Here are 5 answers about Colorado’s response to coronavirus. We want to hear what other questions you have.
The state is ramping up testing and standing up its emergency operations center, but it’s not going as far as some other states yet.
From rationing masks to polishing emergency plans, here’s how Colorado hospitals are preparing for the coronavirus
Hospitals are required to have plans for emergencies like a potential outbreak of the COVID-19 virus
Polis wants communities to negotiate directly with hospitals. But, in Durango, a major hospital system just said no.
Centura Health, which operates Durango’s Mercy Regional Medical Center, says it will not work with the new Southwest Health Alliance
Colorado hospitals hate the plan to cap their prices. Here’s how they want to control health costs instead.
The Colorado Hospital Association has lined up behind a “total cost of care” model similar to what is used in Massachusetts
A Denver businessman wants to fix America’s health care system — by doing your knee replacement in Mexico
Part entrepreneur and part activist, North American Specialty Hospital CEO James Polsfut has carved out a business model from the dysfunction of U.S. health care
The report from the Polis administration shows per-patient profits at Colorado hospitals reached their highest level in at least a decade in 2018
High-deductible plans jeopardize financial health of patients and rural hospitals in Colorado and beyond
In rural areas, where high-deductible plans are even more prevalent and incomes tend to be lower than in urban areas, patients often struggle to pay those deductibles
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 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