Tag Archives: Care

Why do you need a primary care physician?

Staying healthy is best done with expert help. We all need medical care at some point. And if chronic illness strikes, it requires the guidance of someone with the ability to make diagnoses and balance treatments that are often aimed at different organ systems. Primary care physicians (PCPs) are generalists who see adult patients for… Read More »

Federal Proposal Seeks to Allow Discrimination in Health Care

Once again, the Trump administration has attacked health care protections. And on cue, advocates for patients have launched a counterattack. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule change to Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare). This section prohibits discrimination in health care based on race,… Read More »

VA unveils new app to connect veterans with care, help with data sharing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs this week announced a new mobile application it says will help simplify and organize existing resources into one  location to help manage health care needs. WHY IT MATTERSThe Launchpad App for Veterans brings several VA applications aimed at veterans and their caregivers into one location, and will be updated… Read More »