Healthcare Now Radio June 19, 2021

Jul 10, 2021 at 11:36 am by pj

Join Larry Jones, Dr. Mark Chaet & John Kelly as they discuss:

Health & Human Services (HHS) report showing 31 Million Americans have Health Coverage through the Affordable Care Act. A record!  It also reflects:

  • Reduction in Uninsured rates
  • 11.3 Million ACA as of Feb. and 14.8 Million newly eligible in Medicaid through ACA Expansion
  • Looks positive on paper, but is it Sustainable?? Probably not the answer.

Biogen’s Aduhem Alzheimer’s Drug approved by FDA

  • First new treatment drug in 20 Yrs., but cost is $56,000 annually.
  • Affordability is a real issue
  • 5.8 Million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new guidance stating Employers can require Employees to be vaccinated unless they have a qualifying exemption. Reasonable accommodations would need to be provided/


Disease of the Week: Back Pain

  • Causes
  • Prevention


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