The heads of the U.S. military branches are calling on the Defense Department to stop the transfer of all medical facilities to the Defense Health Agency, saying the novel coronavirus pandemic has shown that the plan to convey the services’ hospitals and clinics to the agency is “not viable.”
COVID-19 and the emphasis on social distancing has highlighted the many benefits of telehealth.
The coronavirus pandemic had an enormous impact on the United States but one state took the brunt with New York State having over 29,000 fatalities. The disturbing part of this tragedy was the policy of New York by sending recovering coronavirus patients to defenseless nursing homes, resulted in the deaths of over 5,000 elderly patients.
The nation’s Social Security program is running out of money with benefits on track to be reduced by around 2035 unless Congress steps in, according to a report released Monday by the Trump administration.
Health Insurance rates are constantly on the rise. With a moderate annual rate increase of 8%, a $450 premium will double to $900 in 9 years.
As the virus, COVID-19, spreads throughout the world, the United States should and is taking this threat seriously.