There's plenty at stake for patients and hospitals as Republicans look to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Affordable Care Act (ACA, Obamacare)
House Speaker Crisanta Duran and Senate President Kevin Grantham tell us about the issues and challenges they expect in the legislative session that opens Wednesday.
Roughly half of uninsured Coloradans got insurance through Obamacare, but President-elect Donald Trump says one of his first actions will be a repeal. For now, the key word is uncertainty.
A full repeal will be difficult. These options are more realistic, according to an expert in the field, but many aren't proven to work.
Open enrollment to sign up for health insurance for 2017 starts Tuesday and Coloradans can expect sharp price increases for 2017.
- Colorado’s health insurance world is seeing more upheaval with a Western Slope non-profit leaving the market.Read more
- Rocky Mountain Health Plans of Grand Junction is being sold to UnitedHealth, the nation's biggest health insurer.Read more
- Insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar says heading into the fourth open enrollment period since Obamacare launched, the insurance market is still in transition.Read more
Hispanics saw the biggest gains in health coverage under Obamacare. Despite that, big disparities and rising costs are a cause for concern.
- Many more Coloradans are on Medicaid. That cost almost $1.6 billion during the first two years - nearly a third more than projected.Read more