Colorado

Julie Bishop steps up her health and fitness streak during her ski vacation in Vail, Colorado in the United States.  The glamorous politician, 66, showed off her impressive yoga poses in the snow on Saturday after a day of skiing

Julie Bishop takes her fitness to the next level by working on her yoga skills in the snow

Julie Bishop, 66, flaunts her fit figure as she performs HANDSTAND yoga in the snow while vacationing in Colorado By Savanna Young for Daily Mail Australia Published: 5:50 PM EST, 27 January 2023 | Updated: 5:50 PM EST, 27 January 2023 Julie Bishop steps up her health and fitness streak during her ski vacation in …

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The Colorado Option registration count has arrived.  But the debate over the Jared Polis-backed insurance plan is far from over.

The Colorado Option registration count has arrived. But the debate over the Jared Polis-backed insurance plan is far from over.

About 35,000 people signed up for a Colorado Option health insurance plan in the program’s first year, Gov. Jared Polis announced Tuesday during his state of the state address. The figure includes about 25,000 people who signed up for a Colorado Option plan through the state’s Connect for Health Colorado shopping exchange. Another 10,000 people …

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Colorado Joint Health Committee Hears SMART Briefings from State Agencies to Inform 2023 Budget Requests - State of Reform

Colorado Joint Health Committee Hears SMART Briefings from State Agencies to Inform 2023 Budget Requests – State of Reform

The Colorado Joint Health Committee (JHC) held its Status measurement for accountable, responsive and transparent (SMART) Briefing on government law Wednesday and Thursday and heard presentations from various state and health agencies, including the Departments of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and Care Policy and Finance (HCPF), to collect information for the legislature’s performance budgeting …

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More Colorado Primary Care Physicians Opting Out of Insurance as Pay-Direct Model Grows

More Colorado Primary Care Physicians Opting Out of Insurance as Pay-Direct Model Grows

After seven years in medicine, Dr. Rebecca Bub knew she needed a change. She was exhausted from long hours of work in primary care. An attempt to solve the problem by switching to a part-time schedule had not helped, as she had to see the same number of patients in half the time. So she …

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Colorado Enters 2023 Legislative Session with Renewed Commitment to Bipartisanship and Health Care Affordability - State of Reform

Colorado Enters 2023 Legislative Session with Renewed Commitment to Bipartisanship and Health Care Affordability – State of Reform

Colorado’s 74th Legislature convened its first session of 2023 on Monday, with lawmakers passing motions in both chambers to adopt committee credentials. The Joint Health Committee, made up of the House Health and Insurance Committee and the Senate Committee on Health and Social Servicesis to hold its first meetings on Wednesday and Thursday. Speaking to …

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Wyo seeks 6,282-acre land swap for new dam in Colorado River Basin

Wyo seeks 6,282-acre land swap for new dam in Colorado River Basin

Wyoming decided to fast-track construction of a 280-foot-tall concrete dam in the Medicine Bow National Forest last month by offering a 6,282-acre land swap. The state wants 1,762 acres of federal property for a dam and reservoir on the West Fork of Battle Creek in the Sierra Madre Mountains, according to a Nov. 30 letter …

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After Tuition, Books, and Room and Board, Rising College Health Costs Hit a Nerve - Colorado Newsline

After Tuition, Books, and Room and Board, Rising College Health Costs Hit a Nerve – Colorado Newsline

This story originally appeared in KHN. You compared tuition fees. Review of on-campus housing costs. Even digested student meal plan prices. But have you thought about how much your son or daughter’s dream school will charge for health coverage? You might get a shock. Get morning headlines delivered to your inbox SUBSCRIBE Hawley Montgomery-Downs was …

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Why Colorado vets are worried about the corporatization of pet medicine

Local newsletter is your free, daily guide to living in Colorado. For the locals, by the locals. Register today! In 2015, when Colorado native Jay Brekke opened his first veterinary clinic in Castle Pines, the majority of veterinarians in the area were small, independent businesses. Customers were able to establish familiar relationships with their suppliers …

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Health experts warn 6.7 million children across the United States could lose coverage when the pandemic is officially declared over by the federal government. (Adobe Stock)

More than 200,000 Colorado children could lose health coverage, experts warn

Colorado saw the number of children without health insurance drop significantly between 2019 and 2021, according to a new report from Georgetown University. This reverses the trend of the previous two years. But Erin Miller — vice president of health initiatives for the Colorado Children’s Campaign — points to state data showing that more than …

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Colorado investigation into Grand Junction Hospital in Mind Springs ends, but some Medicaid payments still pending

Colorado investigation into Grand Junction Hospital in Mind Springs ends, but some Medicaid payments still pending

A state inspection of West Springs Hospital in Grand Junction this week found that resolved issues were raised earlier this fall, but some Medicaid payments are still pending. A copy of the December report did not detail the issues inspectors identified in October, but Mind Springs Health CEO John Sheehan said the biggest issues were …

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