A bid for universal healthcare falters in California. Meanwhile, the state is posed to take up misleading “Right to Repair” legislation that would allow technicians who are not held to FDA safety standards to operate on medical equipment. What are the ripple effects for patients across the country? Health policy expert Sally Pipes of the Pacific Research Institute explains what patients should know.
And hear about what’s happening at the federal level, including potential bipartisan solutions for drug pricing legislation and Medicare coverage for COVID-19 tests.
Plus, guests Eric Koleda and James Barley discuss how hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has helped veterans overcome PTSD and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). However, accessing and affording this care remains a challenge. And the “Real Forrest Gump,” Vietnam Veteran Sammy Lee Davis and his wife Dixie share their personal stories about how HBOT has impacted their lives.
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent
Eric Koleda, Veteran and Director of HBOT4KYVETS
James Barley, Brigadier General, Desert Storm and Vietnam Veteran
Sammy Lee Davis, “The Real Forrest Gump,” Medal of Honor Recipient
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