Service Chiefs to SecDef: Stop the Handover of Military Hospitals to Defense Health Agency
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.”
Congress has a chance to get telehealth right
COVID-19 and the emphasis on social distancing has highlighted the many benefits of telehealth.
New York’s Disastrous Policy of Sending Coronavirus Patients to Nursing Homes
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.
Social Security is running out of money, with benefits on track to be reduced by 2035
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.
An 8% Increase in rates will Cause Premiums to Double in 9 Years
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.