Category: Media

Fact Check: Does Colorado Really Have Some of the Highest Health Insurance Costs in the Nation as Public Option Supporters Claim?

March 25, 2021 / The Denver Post

One of the lawmakers behind a proposed state-controlled healthcare plan is demanding that COVID-19 recovery measures “must include” that plan. In truth, even before the pandemic, the so-called public option would have caused major damage to the state’s healthcare system and it threatens even greater damage now.

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Fact Check: Does the COVID-19 Pandemic Really Make the Case for a Public Option?

January 14, 2021 / The Denver Post

One of the lawmakers behind a proposed state-controlled healthcare plan is demanding that COVID-19 recovery measures “must include” that plan. In truth, even before the pandemic, the so-called public option would have caused major damage to the state’s healthcare system and it threatens even greater damage now.

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Fact Check: Does Colorado Really Have Some of the Lowest Individual Market Health Premiums in the U.S.?

January 13, 2021 / The Denver Post

Recent news media reports have noted a rapid reduction in the price of individual health insurance plans in Colorado. These reductions now mean Colorado has some of the cheapest insurance premiums in the country for people who purchase their insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace.

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Fact Check: Is Rural Colorado Getting More Choice and Competition in the Health Insurance Market?

September 10, 2020 / The Denver Post

After years of shrinking options in Colorado’s individual health insurance market, especially in rural parts of the state, choice and competition are making a comeback.

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