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 Happy 49th Anniversary Medicare

At left, President Lyndon B. Johnson signs Medicare into law, July 30, 1965, as Harry and Bess Truman look on and become the first two enrollees. 

In the years since its adoption, Medicare has saved millions of our nation's seniors and the disabled from poverty and allowed access to care that has saved many thousands of lives.

 The Health Care for All Colorado Foundation supports the expansion and improvement of Medicare to cover everyone who resides in the United States from birth.

 

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The Health Care for All Colorado Foundation supports achieving health care justice and equality through an improved and expanded Medicare for all for life model. The Health Care for All Colorado Foundation provides education and research support for achievement of a truly universal, public, single-payer plan that covers everyone without financial barrier.

As we watch the beginnings of the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), we know there will be many who are left without access to needed care or the coverage to secure that care. Current estimates are that even after ACA implementation, 400,000 Coloradans will remain uninsured. Many thousands more in Colorado will be underinsured and ill-prepared for an illness or injury as bare-bones policies that meet the minimum requirements of the new federal reform may not supply adequate coverage.

We invite you to be a part of our efforts.

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Additional information about the Health Care for All Colorado Foundation

Health Care for All Colorado Foundation is the education and research sister to the HCAC advocacy organization. Founded in 2003, it addresses the need for creating and disseminating accurate information about health care reform.As a 501c3 organization, the HCAC Foundation allows contributors to make tax deductible donations and become engines of a most worthy cause--quality, accessible health care for all Coloradans.

The Foundation Board is made up of concerned citizens dedicated to making sure that every Coloradan is informed about the healthcare options available now and possibly in the future.

The Health Care for All Colorado Foundation is an IRS-certified 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Please consider supporting our mission. Correspondence and donations by mail may be sent to:
Health Care for All Colorado Foundation
789 Sherman Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80203

Or click here to donate online.

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