Coloradans can preserve health care options

By Lynette Crow-Iverson | Colorado Springs Gazette

A critical decision will soon be made that will determine the future of health care in Colorado and who oversees our care.

Will it be the doctors, nurses and therapists who have delivered our children, treated our cancers and coached us on how to prevent a heart attack or diabetes? Or, will it be a state agency run by a former insurance company executive who made millions by telling hard-working people “no” to requests for life-saving treatment?

Colorado legislators soon will decide as they take up the so-called public option health care bill. The legislation is a thinly disguised version of the Medicare-for-all program that politicians on the national stage dream about.

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