Prior Authorization and Opioids, and Long-Term Care

Originally aired on December 9th, 2018

This week's Pennsylvania Newsmakers features Dr. Danae Powers, President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, who discusses the rising rates of prediabetes and diabetes and associated health risks, as well as the importance of lifting prior health insurance authorization for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Then, W. Russell McDaid, President of the Pennsylvania Health Care Association, joins host Terry Madonna for a discussion of the quality of health care for the elderly, and viable options for long-term care.

Airing on the following stations:

  • WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, December 9th at 11:30 AM
  • WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, December 10th at 8:30 PM
  • WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, December 15th at 9:30 AM
  • WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, December 15th at 9:30 AM
  • MeTV (Susquehanna Valley) Sunday, December 9th at 10:30 PM

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