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Fact Check: There Will Be No Job Losses in Healthcare Under a Public Option in Colorado

December 11, 2019 / Jared Polis

At a recent forum in Loveland, a senior advisor to Governor Jared Polis denied there was any possibility of job losses in the healthcare sector under the administration’s proposed public option. But this blanket assertion isn’t credible and ignores the pleas of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals from all across Colorado.

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Fact Check: Did Governor Polis Really Cut Family Health Insurance Costs by Hundreds Per Month?

November 18, 2019 / Jared Polis

In a video recently posted on Twitter, Governor Polis claims his administration has reduced health insurance premiums for Colorado families in the individual market by an average of 20.2%. For a family of four, this would mean hundreds of dollars in monthly savings – but the facts tell a very different story.

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Fact Check: Will the Polis Reinsurance Proposal Cut Healthcare Premiums by 16%?

June 10, 2019 / Jared Polis

The Polis Administration wants to help insurance companies cover high-cost claims through a reinsurance plan. But will the proposed reinsurance program reduce health insurance premiums by 16 percent?

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Fact Check: Should Hospitals Get the Blame for High Insurance Bills?

April 24, 2019 / Jared Polis

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ administration issued a report that singles out Colorado hospitals as the cause of skyrocketing health insurance costs.

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