Colorado bills propose reforms to health care billing and payment
Boram Kim | Apr 26, 2022 | Colorado
On Tuesday, Colorado’s SB19-004 passed through third readings with bipartisan support. The bill is part of Gov. Jared Polis’s larger plan to reduce the cost of healthcare in Colorado. The “road-map,” as he calls it, is a series of steps that attempt to make healthcare more affordable, equitable, and accessible
The Colorado House Health and Insurance Committee passed a bill on Monday night that seeks to increase vaccination rates in school-aged Colorado children. HB19-1312 was referred to the Committee of the Whole, as amended, after thirteen hours of testimony Monday night, where nearly 600 Coloradans signed up for public testimony.
In his first-ever State of the State Address as Colorado Governor, Gov. Jared Polis named health care as a top priority and detailed several health care-related goals. Polis credited former Governor John Hickenlooper and the Legislature for “admirable, bipartisan work years ago" to expand access to affordable health care before
To write Volume 1 of its Healthy Marketplace Index, the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) analyzed 1.78 billion commercial claims filed in 112 U.S. cities between 2012 and 2016. The analysis found that overall healthcare prices in 2016 varied across cities, as well as within cities among service types. The