House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton along with Senate Finance Chairman Orin Hatch and Senator Richard Burr have outlined what is, at least for now, the Republican alternative to Obamacare. Personally, I don’t find this alternative very appealing, certainly not as appealing as the Medicare option, but again, seeing how all Medicaid is privatized now and how health insurers are making fortunes from Medicaid, there should be no serious objections.
For those of you who haven’t heard, Bono and Bobby Shriver (of the Global Health Fund) have just publicly launched the (RED) campaign – including the above mantra – encouraging major brands to donate some of their profit from key product lines tin an effort help fight HIV and AIDS in Africa.
The health care plan linked above addresses Cochrane’s part 1 and part 2 and offers a great way to remedy the ailing system by combining strands of Medicare, the open market, individual participation, and the elimination of health insurance companies-these four together in one elegant weave.
With obesity in children rapidly becoming a major concern, health services often set up programs in schools aimed at educating children in good eating habits; making physical education compulsory in school; and teaching young adolescents to have positive self-image.
Outpatient specialty care covers the primary care needs of patients through general medical practitioner interactions, medical specialties, minor surgical and medical procedures, diagnostic procedures, emergency visits, rehabilitation visits, and in some cases, telehealth consultations.