Hickenlooper Discusses Proposed Budget Cuts With LawmakersColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper warned lawmakers Thursday of several cuts they'll have to make to close a $373 million budget for next year, painting a dire picture for colleges, public schools and medical providers for the poor and uninsured.
Colorado Facing Cuts Amid $373 Million Budget ShortfallColorado is facing a $373 million budget shortfall next year, despite a healthy state economy that has an unemployment rate of 4 percent.
Hickenlooper Suggests Cuts To Deal With Budget ShortfallPublic colleges in Colorado face funding cuts and the state needs to dip into to its rainy day fund for schools to close a $373 million shortfall in next year's budget.
Survey: Colorado One Of The Fastest Growing Medicaid Populations In U.S.More people than ever have health insurance in Colorado as a new survey found the uninsured rate in the state has dropped by more than half since the new federal health care law took effect.
Colorado's Uninsured Rate Half What It Was Before Health LawA new survey shows that Colorado's uninsured rate has dropped by more than half since before the new federal health care law.
State Accidentally Mails Out Private Health Information To The Wrong PatientsProtected health information from the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing was unintentionally mailed to the wrong people, the department announced on Monday.
FCC Commissioner 'Outraged' At What CBS4 Investigation Revealed About Free Phone ProgramFederal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai says a CBS4 probe of a government cellphone program revealed fraud, waste and abuse in the government’s Lifeline cellphone program that he called "shocking."
Colorado Families With Autistic Children Get Some Great NewsGov. John Hickenlooper has approved a law that could change the lives of hundreds of children in Colorado with autism. The law allocates millions of dollars to make sure those children are getting the treatment they need.
Colorado Aims To Reduce Diabetes, Costs For Medicaid ClientsColorado health officials are launching a diabetes prevention campaign for people covered by Medicaid, a state and federal health care program for low-income residents.
Colorado Health Exchange Considers How To Raise RevenueThe board of directors of Colorado's health insurance exchange is meeting Thursday to consider proposals that are likely to increase the cost to consumers.
DaVita Settlement Nearly $500 Million In Medicare Fraud CaseDaVita Healthcare of Denver will pay nearly a half-billion dollars to settle a lawsuit claiming the company defrauded Medicare and Medicaid.
$25 Billion Colorado Budget Heads To Governor's DeskA $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor's desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday.