By Gena Akers Valley Voices (San Luis Valley Health.org)
The math is simple. Our country has a budget deficit because we spend more than we have. The same applies personally: you can't spend your problems away with credit cards. You have to be accountable to yourself.
Now, we need to be accountable to our nation so our nation doesn't fail us.
The San Luis Valley faces some of the greatest health care challenges in the state. Health care providers serve an area that encompasses about 8,000 square miles. The majority of people served, residents, migrants and seasonal farm workers, rely on public health insurance or have no health insurance coverage at all.