In a discussion at the state Capitol last Wednesday, a national pharmaceutical lobbying group claimed that upper price limits set by a prescription drug affordability board (or a PDAB) in Colorado could violate federal law and leave Colorado open to lawsuits.
A bill intended to reign in the rising costs of prescription drugs is once again drawing opposition from Big Pharma and conservative advocacy groups. During a panel discussion on proposed legislation limiting major price increases for prescription drugs Tuesday, state Rep. Matt Soper (R-Delta) said a “price-setting” board is a “leading priority” of Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO).
More than 2,900 U.S. health care workers have died in the COVID-19 pandemic since March, a far higher number than that reported by the government, according to a new analysis by KHN and The Guardian.
Colorado health care advocates defended the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Monday, the day before the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the oral arguments for California v. Texas, a case that will decide the fate of the ACA. The GOP and Donald Trump have supported the lawsuit that became California v. Texas in an effort to repeal the act.
Gardner Knows Amy Coney Barrett Could Take Away Coloradans’ Health Care – He Just Doesn’t Want You to Know
We’ve all done it. We’ve ignored a text or a call because we’re “running out the door,” or we’ve pretended an email weirdly “went to spam” when in reality, we really just didn’t want to have a tough conversation. I’ve definitely been guilty in my life of “somehow not seeing” that Bumble message after a bad date.
You may not remember Senator John McCain’s courageous thumbs-down vote on the so-called “skinny repeal” bill to repeal Obamacare, but I do. I was up in the wee hours of the morning, watching from home. I was always at home then, only leaving to see doctors, get groceries, or attend public events to beg my Senator to protect our care.
On Thursday, two local unions hosted an event encouraging Coloradans to call the office of Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO).
Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has been notoriously difficult to reach for comment recently, particularly when it comes to criticizing President Trump.
In Fundraising Email to “Fight Propaganda,” Colo GOP Leader Understates COVID Hospitalizations by Half
In a political fundraising email sent yesterday, statehouse Minority Leader Patrick Neville (R-Castle Rock) underreported the number of Coloradans hospitalized with coronavirus by half. He claims “fewer than 900 people” have had hospital stays, but publicly available state data put the total at over 2,000.
Colorado’s largest hospitals are ramping up a campaign against legislation aimed at lowering health care costs, saying they’re being unfairly targeted and the proposed law would weaken the hospitals.