The webinar will lay out in specific detail the preventive health care covered by the Affordable Care Act. For adults, the vaccination schedule will be explained, including the annual flu shot, tetanus shot, shingles vaccine and pneumonia shot. Preventive care for both adult men and women will be discussed. Blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, HIV testing, colon cancer screening, obesity screening, tobacco and alcohol screening will be presented. For men, prostate exams and a test for abdominal aortic aneurysm are included. Women's screening topics are mammograms, osteoporosis screening, and cervical cancer screening. Screenings recommended for women of childbearing age will be included. Children's preventive care recommendations include immunizations, developmental checkups, and well child visits. The new oral care preventive care will also be presented.
Why should you attend: Healthcare Reform expanded preventive benefits. According the American Public Health Association, 70% of death in the United States can be related to preventable conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer. Only 3 percent of health care dollars go to prevention. Understand the Preventive Care coverage and recommendations for men, women, and children - including recommendations for blood pressure, cholesterol, and disease screenings.
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