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Colorado governor, policy experts applaud defeat of health care repeal

DENVER – Colorado health care experts and some lawmakers applauded yet another demise of the GOP’s effort to repeal part of the Affordable Care Act, but they recognized the debate is far from...

DATE: July 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado health exchange making strides toward self-sustainability, audit says

DENVER – An audit of Connect for Health Colorado found the state health care exchange has made strides to become financially self-sufficient since 2014, when it was last audited, but needs to...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Governors call for non-partisan approach on health care system

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper and the bipartisan group of governors who openly oppose the Better Care Reconciliation Act added their voices to the those calling for a non-partisan approach to...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cory Gardner: A swing-state case study of the GOP health-care bind

WASHINGTON – Sen. Cory Gardner faces one of the tougher political predicaments of any Republican deciding how to vote on the GOP health-care bill. The Colorado Republican, a rising star who...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Gov. Hickenlooper marks progress on 11 of 15 goals to make Colorado ‘healthiest’

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper said Monday that his administration has met 11 of 15 goals he set in 2013 in a pledge to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation. The score card was...

DATE: July 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hickenlooper, Kasich join opposition to latest health care bill

DENVER – Republicans in the U.S. Senate have delayed a vote on the latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA),which could cost...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Deadlines for health insurance companies announced

The Division of Insurance, of the Department of Regulatory Agencies, recently announced the dates health insurance companies will need to file their plans and premiums for individual and small...

DATE: April 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Anthem insurance may drop Centura, Mercy from its network

People insured by Anthem BlueCross BlueShield in Colorado may not have access to in-network coverage at Centura Health facilities – which includes Mercy Regional Medical Center – unless an...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado hits insurance milestone amid big questions

DENVER – As Colorado and other states conclude health insurance sign-ups Tuesday, great uncertainty over the future of those plans is coloring debate over what states should do as they await word...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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GOP wants to repeal Colorado health exchange

DENVER – Colorado Senate Republicans want to repeal the ailing Colorado health exchange and move Coloradans to the federal exchange that was created with the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Jim...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Learn about health insurance on Nov. 16

The San Juan Basin Health Department will present “Understanding Health Insurance: How to Buy It and How to Use It” at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at Durango Public Library Kevin O’Connor will offer an...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Health insurance open enrollment starts Tuesday

The Open Enrollment Period for health insurance coverage begins Tuesday. San Juan Basin Health Department will present “Understanding Health Insurance: How to Buy It and How to Use It” at 6 p.m....

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News