Michael Kark, Colorado

Colorado hospitals say they can’t survive without facility fees but some patients say they may avoid medical care because they can’t afford the rising cost of facility fees.

The Problem Solvers’ investigation into facility fees began with Michael Kark, a Greenwood Village dad whose son’s therapy session came with an extra $500 facility fee. “There was literally just a lamp and a couch,” Kark remembered.

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