Medicaid

Opinion: Congress should save Coloradans from sky-high air ambulance charges

Colorado patients' average bill is about $44,000 for an air ambulance transport

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In rural Colorado, emergency medical services struggle to keep money-losing ambulances rolling

High costs, low rates and scarce job applicants are forcing ambulance services to consolidate, take on new tasks and outsource

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Death rates among pregnant women in Colorado are climbing. Suicide and overdose are to blame.

To counteract the rising mortality figure, the state strengthened a death review committee and plans to expand drug treatment

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Colorado wants to import prescription drugs from Canada. How it could work, and why it may not.

Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic lawmakers made drug imports a priority, but it will cost $2.8 million just to explore the idea

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Immigrants here illegally were waiting until near death to get dialysis. A new Colorado policy changes that.

Patients now can get regular care at dialysis clinics through Medicaid, saving millions in hospital costs

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Colorado doctor on influential state Medicaid board resigns after Sun report on pharma money

In his email to state officials resigning from the Colorado Drug Utilization Review Board, dated Aug. 16, Dr. Alex Reish wrote that he had done nothing wrong