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Tag Archives: affordable care act

The Indy Weekly Podcast: Why this lawyer would rather go to jail than “die without Medicaid”

Longtime disability rights advocate Carrie Ann Lucas is a dedicated activist, but she usually avoids risking arrest — she is, after all, an attorney. That […]...

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July 7, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What Trumpcare would mean to Coloradans. Hint: It’s bad

A new set of numbers released by the Urban Institute show just how big the impact of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, aka Trumpcare, would be […]...

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June 30, 2017 Health, Just In, The Mix

Disabled activists arrested during healthcare protest in Cory Gardner’s office

Police arrested 10 disability rights activists, many in wheelchairs, on Thursday after a  58-hour sit-in protest in Sen. Cory Gardner’s Denver office. The protest, which began Tuesday morning, […]...

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June 30, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

What repealing Obamacare would mean for one rural Colorado hospital

San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center in Alamosa is a small hospital, with only 49 beds. But it is the only hospital within 121 […]...

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June 29, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Colorado’s direct primary care bill: A better way to pay for healthcare?

Coloradans frustrated with the high costs of primary healthcare, take heed: A bill to protect a lower-cost model heads today to the state House floor […]...

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April 10, 2017 Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

CBO analysis: 24 million would lose healthcare under GOP plan

The Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Republican-proposed alternative to the Affordable Care Act estimates that 24 million Americans will lose healthcare coverage by 2026 under […]...

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March 13, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Fears of Obamacare repeal drive packed healthcare town hall

Hundreds of Coloradans fearful over losing their health insurance in the face of the Republican Obamacare replacement plan filled the gym of Denver’s West High […]...

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March 10, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What ending Medicaid expansion would mean for Coloradans

Rachel Graves has had a headache for going on seven years. The migraines began in 2010, just as she was about to start law school. […]...

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March 9, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Republican Rep. Ken Buck quietly meets with Trump critics to talk health care

It wasn’t quite a town hall meeting, but it wasn’t a duck-and-cover teleconference, either. Colorado Republican Rep. Ken Buck of Greeley on Tuesday night met […]...

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February 22, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Will Mike Coffman hold his planned town hall in a ‘very large venue’ by phone?

  With calls and e-mails clogging congressional phone lines and inboxes, and protestors waving signs outside regional congressional offices as part of a broad backlash to […]...

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February 14, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

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We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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Will the Colorado GOP block unaffiliated voters from its 2018 primaries? It seems unlikely but there’s a movement to do it

Last week, the Colorado Republican Party said it would take a vote next month to determine whether to scrap its June 2018 primary elections now […]

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