One rural community in Colorado was so frustrated with high health insurance costs and government inaction that a few years ago, residents took matters into their own hands.
As Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic lawmakers wage a war with hospitals over the rising cost of health care in Colorado, many residents like Jamie Harrison are still stuck paying high premiums on the West Slope.
Coloradans on both sides of the political aisle are celebrating the approval of a new reinsurance program that is expected to dramatically reduce health insurance premiums for some residents.
A new report says that the lack of competition among hospitals and insurers in rural and western Colorado counties results in the highest health care premiums in the state.
A bill that aims to save some
Coloradans money on their health insurance is gaining traction at the state Capitol. And more local and regional news.