Current health news and information

Paonia presentation 6/25/17… ‘Opening the Black Box’

National News:

Most Americans Don’t Realize How Dramatically the Medicare-for-all Proposals Would Revamp the Nation’s Health Care System  … Kaiser Family Foundation & Kaiser Health News

Week ahead: Congress continues focus on drug prices, surprise billing.   … Modern Healthcare, May 18.2019

Why US Health Care Costs Defy Common Sense. CNN opinion by  Elisabeth Rosenthal

Drugmaker created to Reduce shoretages and prices unveils it’s first products.  …  NPR  May 15, 2019

State News:

8 ways Colorado lawmakers want to make health care cheaper. Denver Post.  … Denver Post April 6, 2019

Colorado budget cuts rural hospitals (The Denver Post).

High risk pools been there done. (CO Health Initiative). 

Recommended reading (and viewing):

AN AMERICAN SICKNESS: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back.  by Elisabeth Rosenthal

Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal: Getting Big Business out of Health Care. (Commonwealth Club presentation April 24, 2017)