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Fact Check: Is it Safe to Seek Medical Treatment at the Hospital?

July 16, 2020 / CBS News

News outlets all across the country are reporting that people have cancelled or delayed medical appointments or emergency trips to the hospital because they are afraid of catching COVID-19. However, officials have repeatedly assured the public that hospitals are safe and putting off needed treatment is dangerous.

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Fact Check: Are Colorado Hospitals Making Breakthroughs in the Way COVID-19 is Treated?

July 14, 2020 / CBS Denver

According to recent press reports, Colorado hospital systems have been working closer than ever before to improve COVID-19 treatments and save lives. The results have dramatically reduced the mortality rate and shortened the number of days COVID-19 patients are spending in the hospital on average.

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Fact Check: Does Colorado Need More Doctors and Hospital Beds?

July 7, 2020 / Quote Wizard

A recent press report concluded the number of doctors and hospital beds in Colorado, relative to our state’s population, was much lower than the national average. This contradicts claims that hospitals and healthcare facilities have been overbuilt in our state.

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Fact Check: Will a Surge in Medicaid Enrollment Hurt Colorado Hospitals?

June 24, 2020 / The Denver Post

A recent Denver Post report warned that Colorado hospitals, which have already suffered major financial damage from the COVID-19 pandemic, are about to suffer hundreds of millions of dollars of additional budget cuts due a massive surge in Medicaid enrollment.

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