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Federal judge: Amendment 71’s signature quota is unconstitutional

The Colo. Secretary of State’s office has until March 9 to convince him otherwise, or the 2% rule’s out A federal judge on Wednesday gave the Colorado Secretary of State until March 9 to show that a section of Amendment … Continue reading

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Madeleine Jacobs, MD: Help turn the tide

I was a family physician in Fremont County, Colorado for 28 years. When my patients began ending up in Intensive Care on ventilators because they could not afford their asthma medications and dying from metastatic colon cancer because they could … Continue reading

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Framing our values matters

During the campaign to pass ColoradoCare, many proponents felt that if they could just find the perfect slogan, the message would sink in across Colorado. Not so, according to cognitive scientist George Lakoff. Our brains work in values frameworks, he … Continue reading

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Medicaid buy-in: Band-Aid and stall

Medicaid buy-in: A Band-Aid for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that could stall universal health care for years by Ivan J. Miller, Ph.D., Executive Director (Read Dr. Miller’s Op Ed on the Medicare-X plan here.) Some candidates tout a Medicaid … Continue reading

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Colorado candidates need health care info. You can help them.

On the campaign trail, candidates need to answer questions from voters desperate about health care. We’ve been there. Our goal is to partner with as many of the more than 500 Colorado candidates running for office in 2018 as we can. … Continue reading

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Sign the petition allowing drug imports from Canada

by Ivan J. Miller, Ph.D. Updated 09.27.17 Sign the petition asking our senators to take the: Fair Price for Medications Pledge Congressional pledge to vote to legalize Canadian imports (Full text of pledge) The Hill reported on February 14th that … Continue reading

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Help the CO campaign for Sanders’ Medicare for All Act

Let’s  show public demand for the improved Medicare for All Act specifically and universal health care in general so loudly and clearly that we’re impossible to ignore. After introducing his improved Medicare for All Act on Sept. 13 with 16 … Continue reading

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Foundation supports Sanders’ Medicare for All bill

The Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care is pleased to announce its support for the Medicare for All Act of 2017 (S 1804) recently introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Bernie Sanders. Access The Affordable Care Act improves Coloradan’s … Continue reading

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To the power of all: Single-Payer health care’s popularity growing exponentially

By Elaine Branjord Activists for single-payer health care, once considered “fringe,” find themselves in the midst of a movement for universal health care that’s growing exponentially. That was one of many inspiring takeaways from the Single-Payer Leadership meting held Sept. … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, shootings highlight need for universal health care

Added like salt to any wound we experience as a nation—from the devastation of hurricanes to mass shootings—is the fact that insurmountable medical bills can haunt victims. It shouldn’t be this way. Everyone should have health care when they need … Continue reading

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