This past Friday, IRIS Fire Investigations held a "Hash Oil Hazards Training for the Insurance Industry" seminar. The seminar focused primarily on the ways that making hash oil at home (typically using butane) can go terribly wrong and what investigators at a suspicious fire should look for. But the ... More >>
Hollie Presley sits at the kitchen table in her tidy southwest Denver home, surrounded by paperwork. Her four-year-old, Isabella, watches a cartoon in the living room, while her infant son, Parker, reclines in a bouncy chair within arm's reach, his belly full from his last bottle. The paperwork chro ... More >>
"Hey, Barack. Remember that public-option thing you used to be so hot on?"Colorado's Michael Bennet is widely seen as being among the most vulnerable Democratic senators in advance of the November 2010 election -- hence President Barack Obama's fundraising visit to Denver last week before a p ... More >>
Chances are that if you read or watch anything (besides McCommercials) regarding the state of our food system in the United States, it will mention the staggering amount of processed crap we manufacture and the integrity of our diets versus the price -- both financially and physically. Michael Pol ... More >>
According to Mel Pomponio, the Denver Newspaper Guild chair for the Rocky Mountain News, former staffers of the shuttered tabloid will no longer be employed by E.W. Scripps, the Rocky's owner, after today. It's fortunate, then, that a severance package under negotiation for nearly two months, is fin ... More >>
Pinnacol Assurance, the state's largest workers' compensation provider, today boasts healthy profits -- and workers have paid the price.
When special interests collide over auto insurance, consumers feel their pain.
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Dr. John Scott
A plan by some Colorado leaders to trim hard-won health-insurance benefits could leave consumers feeling the pain.
Second Among Equals
Boulder County slams the door on a group of juvenile homes that won't lock theirs.
A look at auto-insurance legislation in Colorado.
Michigan's no-fault plan works. Here's how.
The squeeze in managed mental-health care is choking patients and providers alike.
A head-on collision with her insurance company left Candace Salas with more than a few scratches.
Nobody seems willing to clean up after this flood.
When Mental Health Services, Inc. went out of business, no one was around to help the therapists who were hurt.
Doctors thought banding together might give them more power at Rose Medical Center. Instead, they wound up owning their own hospital.
Last session legislators gambled on a new program that lobbyists claimed would make Colorado's roads safer. Don't bet on it.
Roll out the gurneys! Hospitals fight for the right to treat prisoners.
It's no accident that business is booming for car-wreck reconstructionists.
University Hospital abruptly pulls its money out of clinics that treat the poor.
A NEW, HARD-SELL HMO STORMS INTO COLORADO, HOPING TO SCOOP UP MEDICAID BUSINESS.
BLUE CROSS SETTLES CO-PAY COMPLAINTS BUT STILL INTENDS TO CUT ITS OWN DEALS ON MEDICAL BILLS.
A LOCAL INSURANCE COMPANY RAPS THE RAPPER IN A LAWSUIT.
A COMPARISON OF TWO HOSPITAL BILLS SHOWS HOW COST-SHIFTING CAN KNEECAP CUSTOMERS.
ONE FAMILY LEARNS THE HARD LESSONS OF THE "NEW" HEALTH CARE.