Some 50 million Americans lack health insurance. Many more mistakenly believe that their policies will cover costs of increasingly expensive medical care, not realizing that most Americans facing bankruptcy as a result of sickness had health insurance prior to the onset of illness. We must remain concerned about the need for further well-planned health care reforms.
What are the gaps which exist in the Federal Patient Protection Act? Would a Colorado Health Care Cooperative, as proposed by Colorado Sen. Irene Aguilar, M.D., make sure that all Colorado residents get affordable and high-quality health care? For answers to questions like these, come to a free public forum sponsored by The League of Women voters and Health Care for All Colorado at BVSD Educ. Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe in Boulder. Date: Saturday, Nov. 5th, from 10 AM to Noon. Panelists include Dr. Aguilar; Dr. Michael Pramenko, Past President of the Colorado Medical Society; and Pete Leibig, CEO of Clinica Family Health.