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Colorado’s plan to reduce healthcare costs | Becker’s Hospital Review

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has unveiled a roadmap to address healthcare affordability, and the plan begins with increasing hospital price transparency, according to the Colorado Times Reporter.

The governor created the Office of Saving People Money on Health Care, led by Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera, a four-time cancer survivor, to implement the roadmap.

“Gov. Polis and Lt. Gov. Primavera have an ambitious agenda to reduce healthcare costs while ensuring culturally responsive and equitable access to care,” the roadmap states. “High premiums, deductibles and other out-of-pocket charges make it difficult for people to afford care. It’s time to get healthcare costs under control.”

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Colorado’s plan to reduce healthcare costs.