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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: While Praising Pandemic Response, Polis Administration Is Still Wrong About Hospital Costs

January 12, 2021 / State of Reform

As Colorado works hard to overcome COVID-19, the Polis Administration has adopted a friendlier tone when talking about hospitals. But the administration continues to repeat some of the same misinformation that was used against hospital systems before the pandemic.

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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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