APCD is dangerous to your health

January 11th, 2012 by Amy Categories: Colorado, health care, politics No Responses

The column below appeared originally in the Summit Daily on December 22, 2011.
Colorado’s all-payer database poses serious risk, little gain
By Amy Oliver Cooke and Linda Gorman
Colorado state government, and local foundations and health policy elites, have become so ideologically invested in failed health reform policies that they now see nothing wrong with forcing Colorado citizens [...]

Taxpayers blamed for state cash crunch

June 17th, 2010 by Amy Categories: events, general, health care, higher education, local transparency, media One Response

The state cannot pay its bills and taxpayers get blamed. And no one asks where did the more than $18 billion in taxpayer dollars go.
The Denver Post reports:
Temporarily short on money, Colorado has declared a fiscal emergency and delayed payments to doctors and clinics taking care of the state’s neediest patients.
The usual suspects are providing [...]