Complete Colorado open records case moves forward; judge orders documents turned over for review

Complete Colorado: A Denver District Court Judge has ordered the Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing (HCPF) to supply Complete Colorado with more information as to why it withheld nearly 300 emails and other documents as part of an open records request.

Judge Jill Dorancy on Tuesday, also ordered that HCPF turn over all the documents in question to her so that she can compare the records to the newly ordered Vaughn Index and determine if any such documents were withheld properly.

A Vaughn Index is a log that outlines such things as the type of document, the reason for it being withheld, and most importantly an explanation as to why HCPF thinks it meets the def

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