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Jul 06, 2016, 09:30 ET Free Standing Emergency Departments are Being Used for Non-Emergent Care at Higher Prices

A new report from the Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC) finds that Coloradans using new free standing emergency departments (FSEDs)...


May 18, 2016, 09:30 ET Study Shows Nearly 90 Percent of Coloradans Diagnosed With Hepatitis C Go Untreated

A new report from the Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC) finds that most Coloradans with the Hepatitis C virus are not being treated...


Feb 12, 2016, 01:26 ET Coloradans With Private Health Insurance Paying Significantly More Than Their Medicare Neighbors for the Same Procedure

A new report from the Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC) reveals significant variation in payments for hip and knee replacements...