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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.

Federal budget fights cause frustration at hospitals

Federal budget fights cause frustration at hospitals

0 / December 12, 2011 7:00 AM

The fighting in Washington over potential cuts to Medicare has created worry and uncertainty at hospitals throughout Colorado, particularly in rural areas. Various possible reductions could reach a total of 22 percent of Medicare payments for dozens of the state’s smaller hospitals

Health care jobs: The details

Health care jobs: The details

0 / June 11, 2011 5:00 PM

The state Department of Labor and Employment breaks down the demand for fast-growing health care jobs in Colorado, and for the state’s major metro areas

Colorado health exchange bill passes House, headed to Hickenlooper

Colorado health exchange bill passes House, headed to Hickenlooper

0 / May 6, 2011 3:48 PM

Republicans in the Colorado House of Representatives split widely to approve a health insurance exchange bill that will change the way 1 million Coloradans buy health insurance beginning in

Price shopping for an MRI can save you thousands of dollars

Price shopping for an MRI can save you thousands of dollars

8 / April 14, 2011 3:00 PM

Cash-paying patients in Colorado can shell out as much as $3,460 for a basic shoulder MRI – but a little shopping around can cut that cost dramatically

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