Colorado State Treasurer Walker Stapleton discusses Amendment 69 provisions with a Summit County physician following last week’s presentation hosted by the Eagle Chamber of Commerce.

The debate regarding Amendment 69 on this fall’s ballot – commonly referred to as ColoradoCare – came to Eagle Town Hall last week when Colorado State Treasurer Walker Stapleton argued against the proposal and Colorado Springs physician Dr. Kristine contended it would benefit state residents.

Amendment 69 proposal would create Colorado Care – a new state program that would change how health care is funded in the state by replacing insurance payments, deductions and co-pays with an income-based premium tax. All Colorado residents would pay an additional 10 percent income tax to provide approximately $25 billion to fund the universal program.

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