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Tag Archives: Health Insurance

Bill would fine companies dodging healthcare costs

House Democrats Tuesday took another stand against big corporations that try to foist employee health care costs onto taxpayers. But the bill’s proponents and Gov. […]...

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April 7, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Mix

Here’s what happened to Colorado HealthOP

Debbie Lewis was in the emergency room Friday when she found out her health insurance carrier is going out of business. She read the email on her iPad, held […]...

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October 23, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Supreme Court upholds ‘Obamacare’ federal subsidies

In a 6-3 ruling today, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld a crucial provision of the Affordable Care Act that allows the federal […]...

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June 25, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Homebrew: Denver school-enrollment zones didn’t fix segregation

School zone Denver Public Schools introduced enrollment zones to expand school-choice, increase diversity and boost performance. That was five years ago. Today, schools are just […]...

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June 16, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Obama lauds Obamacare ahead of Supreme Court decision

The Supreme Court is expected to hand down an Affordable Care Act decision this month that could cut the federal insurance subsidies of some 8 million […]...

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June 9, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Patients ambushed by surprise medical bills

Frank Lacks, 51, suffered from intense abdominal pain, so he went to his local emergency room at the Aurora Medical Center. He felt confident his Blue […]...

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April 10, 2015 Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Holiday buying guide: Trans health insurance

Just in time for the latest Affordable Care Act open enrollment, which runs until February 15, 2015, LGBTQ advocacy group One Colorado has released a health […]...

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December 22, 2014 Just In

Maligned ‘Obamacare’ succeeding big at pushing down insurance policy rate hikes

  One of the main goals of the Affordable Care Act is to stabilize the individual insurance market, where high and volatile rates for decades […]...

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September 23, 2014 Health, Politics, The Beats

Nation’s most expensive healthcare region may see relief

Colorado's Division of Insurance announced today that it's making moves to lower mountain-dwellers' high premiums by pooling expensive regions into larger blocks that — hopefully — will allow for better insurance rates....

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May 9, 2014 Health, The Mix

The deadline approacheth!

A week. That's how long some 250,000 Coloradans have to purchase themselves some Presidentially-approved, federally-mandated health insurance on the internet. ...

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March 25, 2014 Health, The Mix, Uncategorized

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As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]

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