NOTE FROM MIKE: Lots happening this week with Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson (GCHJ, the other healthcare reform bill I said last week that I’d write about), including the latest that the Senate will not vote on the bill. I’ll be back to give you my take on the entire legislative ups and downs. More to follow!
“Starting today, I’m going to change my life. And I’m going to do it publicly, right out here where you all can see me and keep me honest.”
Don’t you ever get tired of hearing it? I sure do, the same old song:
Most of us have already been there. Someone very dear to you, a child, parent, brother, sister or spouse gets sick, and then really sick, and you get scared. And of course, it’s 11:30 at night on a Saturday! What to do?
I know many of you who read Straight Talk faithfully will recall that on many occasions I have spoken directly about the way a good relationship with a primary care doctor who helps you manage things like your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar can help extend your life.
In our quest here at Blue Cross to improve the health and lives of all Louisianans, we have worked very hard to educate folks about chronic conditions that can affect us all, especially in Louisiana: