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The ACA, Pope Francis & Me

Add me to the list of Affordable Care Act “success stories” now being heralded throughout the land. But as I navigated my state’s healthcare exchange to find access to affordable care, I couldn’t help but hear Pope Francis’ recent words as I realized we have left so many “on the fringes.” Continue reading

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The ACA: Access, Affordability, And Hopefully A Move To Single Payer

Did the ACA provide my husband and me with lower health care costs? Read and answer the question yourself. And shouldn’t health care be more than just about cost? Single Payer—it remains the only option to what ails this country. As Donna Smith of Healthcare for All Colorado recently wrote: “Our health care system is simply a reflection of our societal values. Our health care system values money over life, and values arrogance over compassion.” Continue reading

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