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Understanding chronic pain

Imagine suffering from something that your doctor, loved ones, or co-workers cannot see, feel or touch. It can be difficult to understand and even feel compassion for. Yet, for nearly 100 million Americans, chronic pain is a daily struggle on the inside, while the person appears fine on the outside.

Caller has health-exchange issues, but we’re on it

To answer a caller’s question, the state exchange and Medicaid are two different things, and neither affects the other. People who make too much to qualify for Medicaid — that’s more than $16,105 a year for a single and $32,913 for a family of four — have to buy private coverage through the exchange.