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Colorado governor signs priority bills to cut health insurance costs, limit prescription drug prices

Some private insurance companies operating in Colorado will soon be required to offer a state-regulated health insurance plan that eventually will be 15% cheaper than current rates under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jared Polis. In addition to House Bill 1232, the health insurance measure, Polis also signed into law legislation creating […]

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Colorado Democrats abandon 2020 effort to pass public health insurance option

Democrats in the Colorado legislature on Monday said they are setting aside their contentious effort this year to pass a bill creating a public health insurance option. The prime backers of the legislation, House Bill 1349, say the coronavirus crisis has made it impossible to ensure that all of the relevant stakeholders — hospitals, doctors […]