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DaVita Settlement Nearly $500 Million In Medicare Fraud Case

DaVita Healthcare of Denver will pay nearly a half-billion dollars to settle a lawsuit claiming the company defrauded Medicare and Medicaid.

05/05/2015

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‘Specialty Drugs’ Designation Leaves Patients With Prescription Sticker Shock

Millions of Americans are suffering from sticker shock after refilling their prescriptions. Most major health insurers are quietly changing their prescription drug plans and forcing consumers to pay a larger percentage of the total drug cost instead of a set co-pay.

03/12/2015

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Udall, Gardner Spar Over Economy In Fiery Debate

Sen. Mark Udall and Rep. Cory Gardner skirmished over their visions for Colorado’s economy during a prickly debate on Tuesday that featured aggressive attacks from both candidates.

10/07/2014

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Address Changes In Jefferson County Causing Unwanted Effects

After living in the same home for decades, some Jefferson County homeowners are being told to change their addresses.

06/16/2014

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Colorado Mirrors Nation In Health Signups

Nearly a third of the Coloradans signing up for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law are 55 or older.

01/13/2014

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Seniors & The ACA

In 1965, health care coverage for seniors in America changed dramatically with the passage of Medicare, and largely remained unchanged until 2010, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. […]

06/17/2013

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Medicare Patients Targeted In Latest Scam

Some Medicare clients have been targeted in a recent scam where a caller tries to issue them a new card. Law enforcement said that’s not why they’re really calling.

05/28/2013

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Doctor Sentenced Over False Medicare Billing

A doctor accused of submitting false bills for reimbursement from Colorado’s Medicaid program and Medicare has been ordered to serve 200 hours of public service, plus two years of supervised probation.

05/07/2013

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State Democrat Backs Off Universal Health Care Plan

An ambitious plan to make Colorado the first state with universal health care has been spiked by its Democratic sponsor.

04/12/2013

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