W4Cy & W4Vet 12/07/2017

Clay Walker is our first guest today he is a Multi Platinum selling Country Music Artist He joins us today to bring us up to date on his latest projects and to celebrate the important role of Caregivers for those with Chronic Diseases. Two decades ago, Clay Walker was diagnosed with and Incurable Neurological Disease-Relasping –Remiting Multiple Sclerosis.  Walker to share an Update on his life, Music Career, Family and his disease    Multi-Platinum selling country star Clay Walker is a true fan favorite with a devoted legion of followers across the country. He is best known for his 11 No. 1 hit singles including “What’s It To You,” “Live Until I Die,” “This Woman and This Man,” and “If I Could Make A Living.” Walker has sold over 11 million albums and has four RIAA Platinum and two Gold certified albums under his belt. He is gearing up to release his 12th studio album in 2017, his first new album in six years. When Walker is not in Nashville recording music, farming, gardening and riding his horses, he can be found spending time with his children or touring the country performing for sold-out crowds. For more information, visit www.claywalker.com.


Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD, is an infectious disease physician at National Jewish Health. Dr. Kasperbauer is in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Shannon Kasperbauer will provide educational insights about NTM lung disease in order to alert patients with COPD about the risks of NTM including the signs and symptoms of the condition.




Angela Brice-Smith, is a spokesperson for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), she will discuss everything you need to know about the Medicare Open Enrolment periodAngela Brice-Smith is the Deputy Consortium Administrator for Dallas and Atlanta Regional offices. In collaborative partnership with the Consortium Administrator for Quality Improvement and Survey & Certification Operations (CQISCO), Angela guides field implementation of CMS goals and objectives for quality improvement and quality assurance in the thirteen states that fall under her jurisdiction. Angela reports directly to the CQISCO Consortium Administrator, Dr. Renard Murray and also provides executive leadership and direction to the Associate Consortium Administrators in the Atlanta and Dallas Regional Offices. For more information go to Medicare.gov


Adina Renee Adler – Sr. Director of Government Relations and International Affairs for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Ms. Adler discusses China’s intentions and what they mean to recycling.

Adina joined ISRI in December 2016. Prior to ISRI, Adina was Director of Global Government Affairs for Alcoa/Arconic and International Government Relations Advisor for Shell Oil Company, both based in Washington, to advise business leaders on trends in U.S. trade and international policy.  Adina also served in the U.S. Government as Director for South Asia in the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and International Trade Specialist at the U.S. Department of Commerce, both assignments responsible for U.S. commercial and trade policy with the countries of South Asia.  Adina has a B.A. from The George Washington University and M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).  Adina is a proud fan of the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs stemming from her upbringing in suburban Chicago, but she is now a confirmed Washingtonian along with her husband and 11-year-old daughter .For more information please visit: www.isri.org

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WSKY 1230AM WDZY1290AM/103.3FM KWDF 840AM/99.7FM 12/02/2017

Our first guest today is Dan Tufto, President of Medicare for Humana’s West Division, he is responsible for a large portfolio of Medicare Advantage plan offerings that improve health and well-being for consumers and produce a simplified experience that help health care easier to navigate.

He will discuss: What You Need to know about Medicare Advantage Enrollment. Annual Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans is October 15 through December 7, with Plans Going into Effect January 1, 2018.  He will also share data from a brand new survey of Boomers, revealing their health concerns and habits, as well as their experiences choosing Medicare plans and more.

He will also share data from a brand new survey of Boomers, revealing their health concerns and habits, as well as their experiences choosing Medicare plans and more.

Selecting the right health and prescription drug plans is crucial, and plans can change every year. The annual enrollment period is here, and it’s the time of year when people with Medicare can select the Medicare Advantage health plan or prescription drug plan best suited for them. Humana is committed to helping Baby Boomers achieve their best health so that they can continue to pursue what is most important to them. Choosing the plan that’s right for you or your loved one can seem overwhelming, so it is important to stay informed.   For more information please visit humana.com/medicare/




Angela Brice-Smith, Deputy Consortium Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Dallas & Atlanta Regional Offices

If you have a Medicare health or prescription drug plan, you only have until the end of Open Enrollment, December 7, to make changes to your 2018 plan. Even if you are happy with your current Medicare coverage, you might find something better. If you miss the Open Enrollment deadline, most people will have to wait a full year before to make changes to their plans.

Angela Brice-Smith, spokesperson for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is available for live or recorded interviews to discuss everything your audience needs to know about the Medicare Open Enrollment period. For more information go to medicare.gov


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