Running Head: MEDICALLY NECESSARY Bates 1 Medically Necessary Tyler Bates Kaplan University 09/01/2017
MEDICALLY NECESSARY Bates 2 Medically Necessary Community based health is important, because it gives everyone in the community and opportunity to have a chance to achieve optimal health. There are times that people cannot afford to visit a physician, or there is not a physician close in the area. When community based health is achieved, then vulnerable populations are not as vulnerable in that moment. In Omaha, Nebraska, it is important that the community receive the benefits of community based healthcare activities like any other community. There are some activities that help the community of Omaha stay healthy and happy. The first activity is Walmart Wellness day. This is the event that Walmart’s around the nation, including Omaha, will help provide free opportunities for free checkups. People who do not have insurance, or do have insurance, can come, and get a free testing done for diabetes, free blood pressure, and free vision screenings at some locations. For people who are at risk for diabetes, the American Diabetes will follow up with them. Other activities offered include a chance to get screened for immunization by a pharmacist. Also, people who have questions about
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