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The “Medicaid Buy-In” isn’t Medicaid

Excerpts from the Manatt and Wakely report The Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care presents excerpts from “A Promising Strategy for an Affordable Medicaid Buy-In Option in Colorado,” and as well as the full report, in order to educate the … Continue reading

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What the heck is ‘Single Payer Health Care?’

by Nancy Reed and James Potter We are constantly being bombarded by all the problems with our health care system and the different proposals to fix it — or at least try to tape it together. In the confusion, the … Continue reading

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Sign our petitions:

For universal health care Let the world (and your elected officials) know you support quality affordable health care for every Coloradan via a universal health care payment system. Sign here. To legalize importing meds from Canadian pharmacies Also, allowing Americans … Continue reading

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Neurosurgeon’s RX for fixing health care

Dr. George Bohmfalk practiced neurosurgery in Texas before retiring to divide his years between Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley and Charlotte, NC. In addition to being a member of  the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care, he is active in Physicians … Continue reading

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Take Action Now!

Be part of our Friday Facebook Post Team. It’s simple, easy, and increases our impact. Contact Patricia Rice: Social@couniversalhealth.org Then, like us on Facebook, and invite your friends to like our page too. Like, Share, and Comment on our posts! www.facebook.com/COHealth4All/ Active on Twitter, … Continue reading

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Wendell Potter to keynote June UHC converence

Former Health Insurance Executive turned universal health champion Wendell Potter will give the keynote address at the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care’s annual conference, to be held June 29, 2019 in Denver. Potter founded the Tarbell Institute to and … Continue reading

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Foundation names Dr. Sen. Aguilar People’s Health Care Champion

She’s fought for more than a decade for all of us to have health care. That’s why on Aug. 29 in Denver, the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care named Sen. Irene Aguilar, MD the People’s Health Care Champion. “For … Continue reading

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I want you to be well, an open letter to Americans

I want you to be well. I don’t have to like you. I don’t have to approve of you. I don’t even have to know you. I just want you to be well. How I personally may feel about how … Continue reading

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Providers will do well under Sanders’ Medicare for All plan

Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care Executive Director Ivan J. Miller smelled a rat. Charles Blahous from the Koch-funded Mercatus Center recently published an analysis of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All bill. In it, Blahous claimed that Sanders’ plan … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Washington Post Fact Checker

Aug. 29, 2018 Please retract and correct two recent Fact Checker articles that have disseminated misleading information: Democratic spin on Medicare-for-all is too good to be true and Democrats seize on cherry-picked claim that ‘Medicare-for-all’ would save $2 trillion, both … Continue reading

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Monopolies, not markets, set U.S. drug prices

Drug prices are outrageously high in America because the U.S. government patent process allows corporations to maintain monopolies on new, essential, and sometimes life-saving medications. Corporations have a single, sworn duty: To maximize shareholder profits. This means raising prices as … Continue reading

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Health care justice is racial justice

All people are created equal and deserve equal access to health care by Sara Wright This Mother’s Day, my 17-year-old daughter, Harmony, who graduates high school this Saturday, handed me a painted, anatomically correct heart for a card. On the … Continue reading

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Rally like a nurse: Health care for ALL!

Check out our photo gallery from the May 6 rallies for universal health care. Read more about what the nurses had to say here. On Sunday May 6 in both Denver and Fort Collins, the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health … 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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