Tim PetersMarch 19, 201811min1470

Two bills have been introduced in this year’s state legislative session to promote reforms to medical facilities known as freestanding emergency departments (FSED) in Colorado. These proposals, proponents claim, would dramatically improve price transparency and ensure that patients have the information they need to understand what type of facility they are at and that the costs of receiving care at such a facility may be higher than other facilities.


Tim PetersOctober 11, 20177min7620

In its first comprehensive review of research on potential health effects, the Colorado health department found no conclusive evidence that oil and natural gas development in nearby communities poses any significant public health risk. The study comports with similar research conducted within the state and around the country.