Health Care

Mark Duggan

Colorado lawmakers are working on a bipartisan set of proposals that would seek to lower insurance premiums and the costs of prescription drugs. According to Gov. Jared Polis, it will bring particular relief to rural and mountain areas, where health care costs are some of the highest in the nation.

Updated at 1:30 p.m. ET

In a significant shift, the Trump administration says the entirety of the Affordable Care Act should be struck down in the courts. Previously, the administration had pushed to remove the law's protections for people with pre-existing conditions but had not argued in court that the whole law should be struck down.

Health care is emerging as a top priority for both Democratic and Republicans at the State Capitol this session, and some of the proposed legislation is already packing hearing rooms.

One of the bills would add autism to a list of conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana. Similar legislation was vetoed by former Gov. John Hickenlooper last year.

3rd Congressional Candidate Karl Hanlon joins Ed Troy to talk about his views on health care.

Host Ed Troy and special guest Steve Reynolds have a conversation with congressional candidate Diane Mitsch Bush about health care.

#REDALERT4CHCS

After decades of bipartisan support, federal funding lapsed for health centers around the country. For over four months now, health centers have operated without that critical funding. Today, advocates wear red to raise awareness and call on Congress to approve funding for the next few years. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Ross Brooks, CEO for Mountain Family Health Centers, to learn more...