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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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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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Board grows, approves position statement, new website

The Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care’s Board of Directors grew by two new board members—and approved a new website and position statement—Sept. 6 at its quarterly meeting at the Senior Resource Center in WheatRidge. The board unanimously approved the … Continue reading

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Stand up to Bully#1: Big Pharma

Pricing life-saving medications out of the reach of millions of Americans isn’t criminal, but it should be. Yet Big Pharma pours money into legislators’ coffers to make sure our elected officials represent Big Pharma rather than the many people who … 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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New Foundation team looking to bridge the great divide

How to mix red and blue to make Purple People A new Foundation R&D team is looking to bridge the great divide by Sara Wright Once upon the movement to bring universal health care to Colorado, a handful of people … Continue reading

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Moving beyond the ACA

By Ivan J. Miller, Ph.D. We, like the rest of America, have had a chance to breathe a deep sigh of relief as the Senate has—at least temporarily—agreed to stop talking about a repeal and/or replace of the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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Rally for #HealthcareForAll Aug. 8 at the Courthouse!

Rally for #HealthcareForAll at 7:15 a.m. this Tuesday morning at the Courthouse!  Let’s support courageous health care advocates* who Sen. Cory Gardner had arrested for trespassing July 6 in his Denver office following a sit-in for health care for everyone. State Sen, … Continue reading

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