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What The Heck Is The Public Option?

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National Jewish Health/St. Joseph’s Hospital iER entrance n Denver
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The emergency entrance at National Jewish Health/St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver.

Look, we know it's complicated. It could also be the biggest thing the state does on health care since the Affordable Care Act. Backers believe it could significantly lower insurance costs for the people who are currently paying the most. Opponents warn it could shutter hospitals and pave the way for a government takeover of health care. Intrigued? Hosts Andrew Kenney and Bente Birkeland have all the details.