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  • Reality check: fixing health care requires repeal of Obamacare
    Posted in Op-Eds on January 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Two weeks into 2017, it is clearer than ever that xing our nation’s health care system will require a full repeal of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. This law has failed Coloradans — it hasn’t made health care affordable or accessible. Our colleagues on the other side of the aisle like to highlight the number of uninsured Americans to measure the success of the ACA, but there is a big difference between people having health insurance and people having true ac... Read more

  • FBI looks into Congress’ claims VA lied about hospital costs
    Posted in In the News on December 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Economy, Veterans

    DENVER (AP) - The Justice Department is considering whether to investigate allegations that Veterans Affairs Department executives lied to Congress to conceal massive cost overruns at a $1.7 billion VA hospital under construction outside Denver. The FBI’s Washington field office is reviewing the allegations, the Justice Department said in a letter to Congress. The letter was dated Dec. 9 and made public Tuesday. The FBI is part of the Justice Department. Lawmakers accuse VA executives of lying w... Read more

  • Coffman Proposal on Stem Cell Research in 21st Century Cures Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) today lauded the final passage of the 21st Century Cures Act noting that the legislation added language to advance regenerative medicine, better known as stem cell research, taken from a bill previously introduced by Coffman. Advances in stem cell research have the potential of revolutionizing medicine by taking a patient’s own stem cells, harvesting those cells, and injecting them back into the patient in order to regrow tissue or organs. In March, Coffm... Read more

  • Congress is painfully close to passing mental health reform
    Posted in In the News on September 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    One of the best attempts to improve America’s mental health crisis in decades will stall if the U.S. Senate does not get its act together before it goes on another month-long break. Freshly back from vacation, senators should pass Rep. Tim Murphy’s Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. Murphy, a Republican from Pennsylvania and a clinical psychologist, has seen firsthand the challenges that people with mental health disorders face. Social stigma and inadequate public support for treatmen... Read more

  • Coffman Honors Community Health Care Clinic
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) today gave remarks at the 30th annual celebration of “National Health Center Week.” In his comments, Coffman recognized the commitment Metro Community Health Provider Network (MCPN) has made to provide health care services to vulnerable and underserved patients in the Denver Metro area. This year’s theme for National Health Center Week is, “Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Innovators in Community Health.” The ceremony took place at North Aurora Fa... Read more

  • Coffman Hosts Mental Health Policy Conference
    Posted in Press Releases on August 3, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Aurora, CO -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) today hosted a policy briefing and discussion on the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) featuring U.S. Representative Tim Murphy, Ph.D. (R-PA), author of this bipartisan legislation and a national leader in mental healthcare reform. Read more

  • Coffman Statement on Passage of Opioid Epidemic Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) today issued the following statement on the passage of the Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act: "Today I voted for the Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act to combat the opioid epidemic that is sweeping across our country. I was proud to support this step in providing communities, impacted by this epidemic, the tools to get those who are suffering from opioid abuse back on their feet and on the road to recovery.” Read more

  • Coffman Statement on Mental Health Reform Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) today issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act: Read more

  • Coffman Visits Salud Clinic Women’s Center in Brighton
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Brighton, CO -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) today visited the Audrey C. Farley Women’s Center at Salud Family Health Centers in Brighton. Read more

  • Coffman works with local physician to push stem-cell therapy bill
    Posted in In the News on June 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    As most congressional watchers begin to turn their attention to the November elections, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman canvassed the northern Front Range on Wednesday — not for campaign purposes, but to make a last-ditch effort to move a health-care bill of his that has been stuck in limbo. Coffman, an Aurora Republican, is the House sponsor of the REGROW Act, which would speed physicians’ ability to use experimental stem-cell therapies, allowing for clinical trials on patients once safety, rather than ... Read more

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