Being A Woman Just Got Easier
Aug 15, 2012
Ashley Mayo is a Strategic Engagement Fellow for the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative. With all of the politics surrounding the passage and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, it’s easy to lose sight of the ways the law is fundamentally improving health care in Colorado and across...
Russ Johnson Explains the Supreme Court's Decision
Jul 3, 2012
You should be able to get the care you need, when you need it.  That's why health care leaders and elected officials are working hard to improve the way you access and pay for health care services. Watch the videos below to get a better understanding of what the Supreme Court's recent...
Supreme Court Upholds Healthcare Reform
Jun 28, 2012
Today, the Supreme Court issued its ruling on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), upholding the law. The Affordable Care Act was passed by majorities in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, and signed into the law by President Obama in March 2010. Passage of the law was politically contentious, with...
Salazar Addresses ACA Provisions
Mar 29, 2012
  Marguerite Salazar gives a presentation in Alamosa about the Affordable Care Act. As the Supreme Court began wrestling with the Affordable Care Act on Monday, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director Marguerite Salazar gave a presentation in Alamosa on some of the act's...
US Health Care: The Good News
Feb 22, 2012
The United States is the only industrialized democracy that doesn’t provide health care for all its citizens. There have been efforts for nearly a century to cover everyone, but the pressing question still is: how would we pay for it. In fact, it is possible.  There are counties all across the...
Why Your Voice Matters in Health Care
Jan 10, 2012
By Russ JohnsonYour Health Matters!For the past few years, we have seen significant changes to our health care system. You may sometimes feel that the decisions from Washington or Denver are far away don’t really affect you, but they do. The reality is that we are all affected by whether our...
Celebrating a Century of Health Care Improvements
Aug 25, 2011
No matter the political climate today, both Republican and Democratic presidents and members of congress have tried for a century to provide universal health benefits to Americans. The future will be no different, no matter if Obama holds the reigns or a Republican hopeful takes his place. ...
Joe Kelso Explains Preventive Care
Jul 21, 2011
Joe Kelso, undergraduate student at Adams State College, explains initiatives in the Affordable Care Act that increase access to preventive care.[video:]
Christina Chavez on the Affordable Care Act
Jul 21, 2011
Christina Chavez explains the Affordable Care Act to Sacred Heart Catholic Church's sophomore confirmation class.[video:] [video:]
Putting Health Care Reform in Context
Jun 30, 2011
In 2010 the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act was signed into law. Since that time the 907 page document has enjoyed an incalculable amount of television, radio and newspaper coverage. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of this coverage has provided the American people with any real...


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