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Few Colorado businesses use health insurance tax credit

Few Colorado businesses use health insurance tax credit

0 / October 7, 2012 7:00 AM

When small business owner John Crandall learned that his Colorado Springs bike shop qualified for a new tax credit for health insurance for his employees, he jumped to take advantage of it. But Colorado Public News found that in Colorado, Crandall’s shop is more the exception than the rule.

Bankruptcies up as medical costs soar

Bankruptcies up as medical costs soar

0 / May 22, 2012 12:27 PM

Despite having government health insurance, Coloradan Kimberly Fague was forced to file for bankruptcy in 2010, after racking up $15,000 in medical debt. Some policy experts say Fague’s story is far from unique.

Most Colorado hospitals report strong profits for 2010

Most Colorado hospitals report strong profits for 2010

0 / March 5, 2012 7:00 AM

Most Colorado hospitals reported strong profits to the federal government for 2010, as consolidation has given them clout to demand more money from insurance companies

Lawmakers to tackle a hodgepodge of healthcare-related bills

Lawmakers to tackle a hodgepodge of healthcare-related bills

0 / January 10, 2012 10:38 PM

Colorado lawmakers expect to consider numerous healthcare-related issues this session, from tougher “truth in advertising” requirements for medical providers to imposing more stringent standards for food sold in public schools

Be healthy, win a bonus from the boss

Be healthy, win a bonus from the boss

0 / January 2, 2012 7:00 AM

Lose a few pounds, pocket a few dollars. That’s the approach a growing number of Colorado employers are taking to improve the health of their workers. Dangling premium discounts, credits, rebates and even cold hard cash as tempting carrots, employers [&hellip

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