Health Care

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Audit Rips Colorado Health Exchange Spending

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s health insurance exchange has spent millions more on vendors than what they were initially contracted for, and in some cases made payments without proper documentation, according to a scathing state audit […]

12/08/2014

Nuns from Little Sisters of the Poor outside of court on Monday (credit: CBS)

Religious Nonprofits Challenge Health Law In Denver Federal Court

Faith-based nonprofit organizations that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans were in federal court Monday to challenge a birth-control compromise they say still compels them to violate their religious beliefs.

12/08/2014

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Colorado Insurance Alert Urges Smokers To Quit

Colorado insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar is urging people to take advantage of smoking cessation programs at no cost through plans under the country’s new health-care law.

11/20/2014

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Smokers, Tobacco Users Won’t Be Hired By Centura Health

Centura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year.

11/20/2014

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper at the seminar on Saturday (credit: CBS)

NGA Chair Hickenlooper Welcomes New Governors At Seminar

Newly-elected governors from across the country were in Colorado this weekend learning the ropes.

11/16/2014

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Health Care Policies For 29,000 Coloradans Canceled in 2014

Health insurance policies for nearly 29,000 Coloradans have been cancelled this year, some because they don’t meet standards under the Affordable Care Act.

10/17/2014

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Udall’s Accomplishments Are Diverse, But His Focus Is On Abortion, Birth Control

For most voters this midterm, it is indeed the economy, stupid. And Mark Udall, the Colorado senator now in the political fight of his life, agrees that’s true. But voters might not know it from his ads.

10/15/2014

Pres. Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boost For Vets’ Health: Obama Signs New Law

Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.

08/07/2014

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American Legion Steps In To Help Veterans In Need Of Health Care

American Legion volunteers are helping veterans in Northern Colorado get health care this week.

07/16/2014

President Barack Obama walks to the stage to speak at a Grassroots Rally on Sept. 2, 2012 on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Obama Coming To Colorado For Udall Fundraiser, Appearance At Cheesman Park

President Barack Obama is traveling to Colorado this week to raise money for Sen. Mark Udall’s re-election campaign.

07/07/2014

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