What are GOP leaders thinking?

Guest Article by Mark Hillman, Capitol Review, 15 March 2017 As rank-and-file Republicans, we have a tendency to tear down the people we’ve long known and trusted about five minutes after they are elevated into “leadership.” It’s easy to forget that the “burden of leadership,” truly is a burden. Mos … [Read more...]

Repeal and Replace News

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.  Two GOP lawmakers from Colorado — U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Ken Buck — said that they have concerns about the package unveiled this week. … [Read more...]

Health care trends for 2017

The U.S. health care system will continue to evolve during 2017, with new technologies and programs helping make care more efficient and accessible for more Americans. Here are five health care trends to monitor during the coming year. … [Read more...]

Reality check: fixing health care requires repeal of Obamacare

By Doug Lamborn, Ken Buck, Mike Coffman and Scott Tipton | PUBLISHED: January 13, 2017 at 5:06 pm | UPDATED: January 13, 2017 at 6:20 pm Two weeks into 2017, it is clearer than ever that fixing our nation’s health care system will require a full repeal of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (AC … [Read more...]

Infographic: Effects of President Donald Trump’s Healthcare Reform Proposals

There are four options under President Donald Trump's Affordable Care Act repeal and replace, according to a new infographic by NEJM Catalyst. The infographic examines the impact of each of these options on: the number of uninsured, the number of individuals in poor health; the annual average … [Read more...]

Trump Administration is looking to unwind the Affordable Care Act

President Trumps first Executive Order on Friday, January 20th, guides federal agencies to ease the “regulatory burdens” of ObamaCare.  One of the more unpopular components of the Affordable Care Act is the requirement to buy insurance. Trump’s order directs government agencies to minimize the econom … [Read more...]

Colorado doctors are bringing old school home visits into the digital age through telehealth.

DENVER – Colorado doctors are bringing old school home visits into the digital age, thanks to advances in technology and a new state law. Telehealth – a combination of telephone, video and other online tools – reduces travel time for doctors and patients, can connect rural residents to speci … [Read more...]