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For those scratching their heads after the crucial Affordable Care Act ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States yesterday, the folks at Courts...
On Tuesday, much of the action tied to Colorado's brand-new internet-hosted healthcare exchange happened offline. That was always the plan and it was a good plan, too.
DENVER -- Vicki Tosher, now 61, knows a lot about cancer. She has survived two kinds of breast cancer and she was a University of Colorado researcher in cancer prevention. She lost her job in 2009, and 18 months later, she lost her health insurance.
It's a big week for Obamacare and the Internet is just beginning to bubble with the kind of material that will bring the whole network to a confusing rolling boil by Tuesday when the law's signature insurance exchanges are set to launch.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today that the Affordable Care Act provided approximately 973,000 Colorado residents with at least one new free preventive service in 2011 through their private health insurance plans.
Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed the Colorado Health Benefits Exchange bill into law. One of the more controversial bills to make it through both chambers this year, the bill enables Colorado to become one of the first states with its own health care exchange.
Colorado Consumer Health Initiative Executive Director Dede de Percin released this statement in support of the health exchange bill passed by the Colorado House Tuesday:
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released its annual report on health-facility-acquired infections Friday. A law requiring the reports was passed by the legislature in 2006. The report should be essential reading for anyone considering elective surgery and looking to determine which hospitals have the best records against patient infection.
Although a large portion of the $20 million that health insurance giant Anthem Wellpoint agreed to pay Colorado policyholders will simply funnel back to Anthem, the settlement and the new $1 million that Colorado insurance industry regulators will receive this year through the new health reform legislation sends a strong message to insurers to deal fairly in the state, according to consumer advocates and commissioners at the state's regulatory Division of Insurance.
Colorado Consumer Health Initiative is warning that unless Congress acts this week to extend unemployment health care coverage, or COBRA benefits, as part of...