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UPDATE: Aguilar spikes universal healthcare bill

UPDATE: Aguilar spikes universal healthcare bill

0 / March 31, 2013 7:00 AM

State Sen. Irene Aguilar says she wants people to understand the United States spends more money on healthcare than any other industrialized country in the world. She had a proposal to eliminate waste from the system and provide health coverage to every resident who has lived here a year, but it failed to draw enough support.

Colorado health insurance exchange expects nearly 1 million customers

Colorado health insurance exchange expects nearly 1 million customers

0 / November 25, 2012 7:00 AM

Colorado’s health exchange – due to come online in October, 2013 – is expecting 960,000 customers within three years of startup. More than half of the customers are expected to use it to cut the cost of their insurance with federal tax credits. For others, it will simplify the current, often mind-numbing experience of having to sort through hundreds of plans

Election means health care law goes forward

Election means health care law goes forward

0 / November 11, 2012 7:00 AM

The election results put an end to the threat of a Republican repeal of the health care law, but not to the public’s emotional response to it. Fueled by contradictory campaign claims, the public’s reaction ranges widely. Many Republicans fear [&hellip

Rx for politics

Rx for politics

0 / May 28, 2012 8:00 AM

Last year, state Sen. Irene Aguilar got to know her fellow lawmakers up close. She checked their blood pressures. Then she cautioned them about the dangers of hypertension. After all, what group of professionals has the potential for higher blood pressure than politicians at the capitol? And, after all, Aguilar is a doctor

More health insurance doesn’t pay what consumers need

More health insurance doesn’t pay what consumers need

0 / May 14, 2012 8:00 AM

More consumers are falling into health insurance policies that won’t cover their bills when they get sick. That’s according to Wendell Potter, a nationally known author and former insurance PR executive-turned-industry critic who has visited Colorado twice in recent weeks, [&hellip

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