Preventative Care

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Voice: Dr. Amal Trivedi

Dr. Amal Trivedi

“It’s an economic issue, certainly, but it’s also a moral issue. I mean, ideally what we’d like to see is that every member of society has a chance for living a healthy, productive life. And to the extent that we see certain racial and ethnic groups in our society have lower life expectancy or a higher chance of dying in the first year of their life, that’s something that’s deeply, deeply troubling …” Continue Reading →

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Voice: Dr. Carolyn Chen

Dr. Carolyn Chen

“We’re putting a lot of specialty care services higher on the reimbursement scale than primary care preventive services. It’s like if somebody gets there and is obese and has really bad gestational diabetes and they need insulin, then their health insurance or Medicaid or whomever will authorize the payment of X number of dollars to the highest-degree specialist they can get … ” Continue Reading →

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