LETTERS: Colorado can do more to improve health care access and standards


Editor: Lawmakers are charged with attempting to create options to the issues going through our communities. A crucial ongoing problem for many individuals is the shortage of entry to ample insurance coverage and inexpensive healthcare. Too many individuals proceed to forego the important providers they should get and keep wholesome or care for his or her households as a result of they don’t seem to be coated – or no less than not absolutely – they usually can’t afford to pay for them out of pocket with out being pushed even additional into debt and the cycle of poverty.

We will do extra and do higher. One step we should always take is to develop a robust set of requirements across the care that must be included in any well being plan – a mannequin or standardized plan. The purpose can be to enhance protection and produce down prices by way of better competitors in insurance coverage markets.

That is one thing the legislature is contemplating this yr by way of a invoice to develop a robust public choice to strengthen our well being system and be sure that undocumented persons are not left behind.

I’m so grateful to see this revolutionary strategy to enhancing our well being techniques and shutting the gaps. I hope that individuals will be a part of me in reaching out to their lawmakers to point out assist for Home Invoice 1232.

— Brenda Negrete, by way of [email protected] 


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