Colorado physicians sign letter calling for the passage of a Prescription Drug Affordability Board

DENVER, Colo. – As prescription drug costs continue to skyrocket, more than a dozen Colorado physicians have signed a letter calling on the Colorado General Assembly to pass SB 175, to establish a Prescription Drug Affordability Board. SB 175, which passed the Senate Appropriations Committee today, Friday, April 30th, could save Coloradans as much as…

Nevada doctors support public option to expand access, reduce high health care costs

LAS VEGAS — Nevada physicians today announced their support for expanding health care access by passing the Nevada Public Option to reduce costs and make comprehensive health care affordable for all Nevadans, especially low-income and rural residents. Among the main pillars of the Nevada Public Option: Ensuring residents statewide have access to at least one…

Colorado medical professionals sign letter urging passage of Colorado Option to cut high health care costs

DENVER, Colo. —  Nearly 40 Colorado medical professionals have signed a letter calling on the Colorado General Assembly to approve the Colorado Option, a bill that reduces Colorado’s high health care costs and health disparities. The legislation passed the House Health & Insurance Committee today.   “The Colorado Option will make a world of difference…

Wisconsin docs blast Sen. Johnson’s vaccine rejection as medical misinformation that endangers lives

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Wisconsin physicians today blasted U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin for rejecting widespread vaccinations to protect health and save lives during a radio interview in which he spouted inaccurate medical misinformation that could endanger lives.   “Sen. Ron Johnson, who has no medical experience and continues to reject science, is flat…

New Mexico docs applaud legislators, governor for passing paid sick leave, protecting people’s health 

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico physicians today applauded Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state legislators for expanding paid sick leave to hundreds of thousands of workers in the state who currently can’t take paid time off, including when they’re sick. Gov. Lujan Grisham signed paid sick leave legislation on Thursday, April 8th.   “For…

Wisconsin docs urge residents to wear masks, get vaccinated after top court ends mask safeguards

View the recording here.  LA CROSSE, Wis. — Wisconsin physicians today called on residents to continue practicing pandemic safety measures, including wearing a mask and getting vaccinated, to protect themselves during the pandemic after the state Supreme Court ruled to overturn Gov. Tony Evers’ emergency order requiring people to wear masks in public. Wisconsin’s statewide…