"Why on earth would we take health care, that we finally have established for all Americans, and break it up to give tax breaks to the rich?" one protester said.
Affordable Care Act (ACA Obamacare)
The Senate bill, crafted in seclusion by Republicans, who control the upper chamber of Congress, would make deep cuts to Medicaid and defund Planned Parenthood for a year.
Up until Monday’s deadline for insurance companies to file their intentions it was unclear if insurance giant Anthem, or another carrier, might back out.
The governor is considering barring Anthem from the state's lucrative Medicaid contracts if the insurer decides to leave.
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield will decide this June whether to stay in Colorado's individual insurance market, created under the Affordable Care Act.
Under Obamacare, Colorado’s uninsured rate dropped significantly. But insurers have left the market, premiums have skyrocketed, and rural folks are in a big bind.
Coffman took questions for almost two hours on health care, the president's tax returns and the environment.
The decision by House Republicans not to bring their Obamacare overhaul bill up for a vote today is got mixed reaction from Colorado’s delegation.
Rural Colorado could see a wave of hospital closings if hundreds of millions of dollars in cuts in the proposed state budget go through.
The AHCA would create a $1 billion annual shortfall in Colorado’s state budget starting in 2020.