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Are Colorado’s Crafty Healthcare Incentives an Effective Strategy to Lower State Care Costs?

Colorado healthcare incentives
Colorado has some of the most expensive healthcare in the U.S., which already spends more than any other country on administering healthcare. Some studies place it in the top half of most expensive states for care in the U.S., while others place it in the top 10. In 2018, for example, Colorado's average price per patient was 22.8% higher than the U.S. Read more

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Are Colorado’s Crafty Healthcare Incentives an Effective Strategy to Lower State Care Costs?
Colorado has some of the most expensive healthcare in the U.S., which already spends more than any other country on administering healthcare. Some studies place it in the top half of Read more
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December 2, 2022

Colorado has some of the most expensive healthcare in the U.S., which already spends more than any other country on administering healthcare. Some studies place it in the top half of most expensive states for care in the U.S., while others place it in the top 10. In 2018, for example, Colorado’s average price per […]

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