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Health exchange bill moves a step closer to passage

The health benefit exchange bill overcame objections by the Tea Party and  passed the Colorado House of Representatives today. The bill, which creates a clearing house for small businesses and individuals to compare insurance rates and purchase plans, came under fire when grassroots conservatives declared it part of federal health care reform. The bill passed… Continue Reading Health exchange bill moves a step closer to passage

First state program begins to cover uninsured

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In the first step implementing health care reform, about 200 people will begin receiving medical care today from GettingUSCovered, a state program for people with pre-existing medical conditions who were turned down by traditional insurance companies. The three-year program is a partnership between Rocky Mountain Health Plans, CoverColroado, and the U.S. Deaprtment of Health and… Continue Reading First state program begins to cover uninsured

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