For Truck Drivers With Sleep Apnea, It’s a Long and Costly Road

Posted on June 10, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on For Truck Drivers With Sleep Apnea, It’s a Long and Costly Road

For the study, the American Transportation Research Institute surveyed more than 800 truck drivers. Ultimately, they found that the cost of truckers’ sleep apnea treatments averages $1,220 for out-of-pocket treatment. This bill can often equate to a week and a half of median pay. The survey also found that 53% of drivers who had been referred to a sleep study had paid the costs entirely out-of-pocket. And while some truck drivers do have health insurance, the cost of treatment often … Continue reading “For Truck Drivers With Sleep Apnea, It’s a Long and Costly Road”

Obama Calls for Increased Social Security Funding

Posted on June 7, 2016June 7, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Obama Calls for Increased Social Security Funding

President Obama recently declared intentions to increase Social Security funding and expand benefit programs in an economy speech delivered at a high school in Elkhart, IN, earlier this week. “We can’t afford to weaken Social Security, we should be strengthening Social Security,” Obama said. “And not only do we need to strengthen its long term health, it’s time we finally made Social Security more generous and increased its benefits so today’s retirees and future generations get the dignified retirement that … Continue reading “Obama Calls for Increased Social Security Funding”