7 Reasons to Fear Amendment 69

Amendment 69, known as ColoradoCare, would amend Colorado’s constitution to establish a single-payer health care system in the state. There are plenty of big questions about the amendment that remain unresolved, including those related to costs, coverage, access to care, accountability, regulation and transparency. Here are seven reasons to vote against it, although feel free… Read more »

Amendment 69 Opposition from the Left and Right

If approved by voters on Election Day, Amendment 69 would kick off the most far-reaching health care reform in any state since the Affordable Care Act. Actually, it would have even larger implications than the ACA, creating an entirely new health care system and eliminating private insurance and Medicaid. Its proponents, of course, believe Amendment… Read more »

Suspend Amendment 69 Campaign

We’ve all seen the headlines: the Affordable Care Act is faltering. Insurers are exiting its online markets, double-digit premiums are on the way and enrollment levels are far short of advocates’ hopes. In short, the most sweeping effort at reforming health care in America is in trouble. A push for universal care in Colorado, Amendment… Read more »

Report: ColoradoCare would result in billions in deficits

ColoradoCare would come close to breaking even in its first year while extending health care coverage to all Coloradans, but it would quickly slide into deficits amounting to billions of dollars in subsequent years unless benefits were cut, taxes raised and doctors were paid less. What’s more, the revenues designated for ColoradoCare to pay for… Read more »

Amendment 69 is Bad for Colorado Businesses and Taxpayers

Amendment 69, known as ColoradoCare, would amend Colorado’s constitution to establish a single-payer health care system in the state. It would create the first and only such system in the nation, which is problematic for several reasons. The insurance industry, state and local chambers and a number of health care providers strongly oppose the amendment,… Read more »