In the USA seeks a 20 percent reduction in hip fractures by 2020, are at this time at this time in the U.S. And other countries to experience an influx of fractures due to an aging population. – Ethel S. Co-Chair the Task Force, said:. ‘beget fractures fractures and cause untold suffering Our Task Force saw break this vicious break this vicious circle we have learned what works and , the, the research is clear. Fracture liaison services save suffering and save them money ‘.. Studies have shown that these services were a considerable improvement in the follow-up testing and treatment was sustained after an initial fracture , thereby demonstrating the risk of additional fractures. The team found that biggest hurdle for the for the greater use of the model has insufficient insurance coverage.
Finally, Congress discusses Armstrong action on mental health parity legislation, which require insurers J level of coverage for mental health conditions would offer such physical conditions. The Senate Finance Committee added the mental health parity language in a larger tax package. Armstrong says lawmakers generally support both bills , and the mental health parity measure should be. Along with the tax bill – The complete audio version of Health on the Hill, transcript and resources for further research are available online at kaiser network. Read More