Health Policy News and Views
Compiled by Benita M. Dodd
This week, “Checking Up On Health” focuses on the alternatives. What if you want to opt out of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act coverage mandate? There are ways, and unlike the morbid saying, they are indeed “better than the alternative:” You don’t have to “check” out to “opt out” of ObamaCare.
Health care on your terms
: Wondering if that’s a flu, cold, bronchitis or pneumonia? What if, even if you’re feeling miserable, you could consult your doctor without leaving home? Teladoc
, operating since 2002, describes itself as the nation’s largest telehealth provide and promises a call-back within 24 minutes. The Web site claims its U.S. board-certified…