“Concierge Medicine” is rising in LA, and a Santa Monica doctor is helping Afghans with medical supplies and food

To get medical treatment without the week-long wait, you may have to break the bank. Those who can afford it are increasingly turning to “concierge medicine” to avoid overcrowded and potentially contagious waiting rooms. Some fear that this private option will make it more difficult for the wealthy to pursue a fair health system.

Also, LA Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer talks about transmission and vaccination rates as LAUSD is back in session and Angelenos heads into colder months. In addition, a doctor in LA is helping Afghans gain access to medical care and food.

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