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Position: Colorado Public News

Farmers union steps in with plan for insurance

The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union says the costs of health insurance has become so high that many people who work in Colorado’s rural areas carry policies that cover them only in case of a dire...

DATE: April 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health coverage too costly for many in Colo.

Kelli Rose is 46 and healthy, with never a day in the hospital. But still, the only health insurance available to her has a $15,000 deductible and would cost up to $500 a month.Asked if she has...

DATE: April 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado GOP outlines health-care alternatives

The prospect of the U.S. Supreme Court throwing out the new health-care law after it hears the case this month has Colorado Republicans planning alternatives – and Democrats keeping silent.The...

DATE: March 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Medicare website proves unreliable

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series.On the surface, the government’s official Medicare website looks helpful if you’re looking for a doctor.A photograph of a smiling physician in...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hospitals could be in danger

The fighting in Washington, D.C., over potential cuts to Medicare has created worry and uncertainty at hospitals throughout Colorado, particularly in rural areas. Various possible reductions could...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health