Sep 01, 2018 PERF Monthly Newsletter – August 2018
How Does Medicare Cover Lung Transplants?
[Editor’s Note: Following is a guest post published this month on our blog.]
By Danielle Kunkle Roberts
A lung transplant is a complicated complex surgery to remove a sick lung and replace it with a healthy lung obtained from an organ donor. This type of surgery can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars with the end goal being that it can extend life and recover easier breathing for someone with a chronic illness. Qualifying for a transplant is not a simple thing. There are many more candidates than there are available organs. This leads to a number of qualification criteria, including age, physical condition, and personal support systems.
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Herbs and Spices to Try
Here is a list of herbs and spices that can add a lot of flavor to your food, along with suggested uses for them: