Health Care Forum


High Health Insurance Prices Mean Ill Winds in Colorado's High Country

David O. Williams from Colorado Politics examines the problems of the high cost of health insurance existing in Colorado's High Country.

Read David O. Williams article.  What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

Biggest Lie on Medicare-for-All

Michael Lighty explains how Medicare-for-All is simply providing healthcare to everyone, despite Trump's lies and spin.

Watch Michael Lighty's video.  What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

Medicare for All Town Hall Bernie Sanders

As Medicare For All becomes more achievable, the fiscal and financial arguments against it will intensify. Ana Kasparian of The Young Turks and Ryan Grim of The Intercept break down the messaging strategy of universal health care's leading proponent, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Kasparian and Grim spoke moments after the Medicare For All Town Hall completed in the US Capitol Visitors Center January 23, 2018 

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Coloradans pay more as hospital building spree leads to empty beds and profits nearly twice the national average

Christopher N. Osher from the Denver Post reports that over a 7 year period, Colorado hospitals  dramatically increased their prices and improved their profits.  Read his article here .  This article is referenced in A Tough Negotiator Proves Employers Can Bargain Down Health Care Prices on our website, so read both and compare.  What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

Top Democrats are Taking Health Care Industry Cash, Then Opposing Candidates Who Support “Medicare for All”

Michael Corcoran examines the divide between the healthcare industry and the DCCC; Medicare-for-All versus the HealthCare Industry. If politicians are financially influenced by health care corporations can they make honest and objective decisions about our healthcare? What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

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Medicare for All and the Myth of the 40% Physician Pay Cut

Medicare for All and the Myth of the 40% Physician Pay Cut  Dr. Carol Paris, President of PNHP (Physicians for a National Health Program), defends how Medicare-for-All decreases administrative waste without affecting a physician's salary.   She believes that the insurance companies are the big winners with our current system while patients are suffering. What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

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Medicare for All Can Control Rising Costs, Improve Health Outcomes

A recent report called “Medicare for All Projected to Cost $32.6 Trillion over 10 Years” presented some frightening statistics. Phil Caper reacts to this in the Bangor News Daily and explains why he believes this report to be misleading.  Do you agree with the report or Phil Caper's assessment?  What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

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Fox News Can't Handle the Truth on Medicare for All

According to Bernie Sanders,  Medicare-for-All will actually save our country trillions of dollars, but Fox News takes a different approach with a study funded by the Koch Brothers. Do you believe the study or do you believe that Medicare-for-All will save us money?   Watch the video and then decide for yourself. What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

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Single Payer is Actually a Huge Bargain

Do you agree that Single Payer is Actually a Huge Bargain?  Read this article from The Nation and see if you agree with the authors that single payer will save lives and dollars.  What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

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Is Healthcare a Right or a Commodity?

Do you consider healthcare to be a right or a commodity? View the video or the read the text of this Denver7 360 story to explore multiple sides and different perspectives of this issue. Then read a response by Board member Michele Swenson.  What are your thoughts? Please write your comments below.

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