Affordable Care Act ...

By President Barack Obama   When I took office seven years ago, more than 15% of Americans went without health insurance. For folks who did have coverage, insurance companies could deny you coverage or charge you more just because you’d been...
Posted On 30 Jan 2016

I thought I was a ...

By Daniel Hayden   When the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, I honestly didn’t believe it applied to me. I was young and healthy, and faced other, more pressing concerns at the time, such as pursuing my education. But …
Posted On 30 Dec 2015

A sigh of relief for ...

By Valerie Jarrett   Seniors can breathe a sigh of relief, as the final 2016 premiums and deductible for Medicare were announced recently. For about 70 percent of beneficiaries, premiums will not change – staying at 2015’s $104.90. And for …
Posted On 05 Dec 2015

Mental illnesses are ...

By Rick Doucet   Community Reach Center in Colorado is proud to serve as a community resource for information regarding mental illness and treatment. It is from that vantage point that we submit this letter. It relates to the notion …
Posted On 12 Nov 2015

If you haven’t ...

By President Barack Obama   For decades, too many working Americans went without the security of health insurance – and their financial well-being suffered because of it. We’ve begun to change that. As the Affordable Care Act has...
Posted On 12 Nov 2015

Study finds racial ...

Current standards for ultrasound evaluation of fetal growth may lead to misclassification of up to 15 percent of fetuses of minority mothers as being too small, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and …
Posted On 14 Oct 2015

ACA can improve ...

By Allison Neswood   In the late 1990s, The New York Times declared “Indian Country Finds A Capital in Denver.” The article noted Denver’s centralized location between the reservations of the Northern Plains and the Pueblos and...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

Getting help for ...

May 7th, marked the 10th annual National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, some 9 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds in the United States had at least one major depressive episode …
Posted On 15 May 2015

COLOR supports ...

A corrected birth certificate not only helps to truly reflect a person’s gender and honor their transition, but also helps them to correct important records and identity documents like a driver’s license. Without a birth certificate and identity documents that …
Posted On 10 Apr 2015

Affordable Care Act: ...

On the five-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, one thing couldn’t be clearer: This law is working, and in many ways, it’s working even better than anticipated. After five years of the Affordable Care Act, more than 16 million …
Posted On 26 Mar 2015