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Coloradans starting to see benefit of Health Care Reform

Coloradans starting to see benefit of Health Care Reform

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....

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February 15, 2012 Center Well, Health, Politics
Hickenlooper signs Health Exchange bill

Hickenlooper signs Health Exchange bill

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...

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June 1, 2011 Health, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado Health Dept releases consumer report on hospital-acquired infections

Colorado Health Dept releases consumer report on hospital-acquired infections

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...

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January 14, 2011 Health, Top Stories
Mixed-bag Anthem settlement and Obamacare funds put insurers on notice

Mixed-bag Anthem settlement and Obamacare funds put insurers on notice

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...

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September 28, 2010 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Stimulus funding key to extending Colorado COBRA coverage

Stimulus funding key to extending Colorado COBRA coverage

Colorado Consumer Health Initiative is warning that unless Congress acts this week to extend unemployment health care coverage, or COBRA benefits, as part of the […]...

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June 7, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics
No relief yet for consumers suffering double-digit WellPoint rate hike

No relief yet for consumers suffering double-digit WellPoint rate hike

Consumers were shocked when insurance giant WellPoint hiked rates in Colorado this year on its Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield individual-market policies by more than 20 percent. More shocking, perhaps, is that those rates may be perfectly in...

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April 26, 2010 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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