Are We Sick of Our Dysfunctional Health Care System? What's the Prescription? Let's Ask Dr. Adam Gaffney of Physicians for National Health Insurance!

June 16, 2016
Hosted by Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese

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Why do so many think national health insurance is a crazy, radical idea? Today, over 2500 physicians are calling for single-payer health care reform. They say: Despite the Affordable Care Act, there are still 30 million Americans with NO health insurance, and 39 million more whose insurance is not affordable. Every other developed nation has some form of national health insurance, yet US health spending is far higher than theirs. Single payer national health reform would save nearly $500 billion annually on paperwork and administration, enough to cover all of the uninsured and eliminate deductibles, co-insurance, and co-pays for everyone. Plus, what does the lack of guaranteed health care cost us as individuals and as a society? Host Beth Green challenges us to rethink healthcare and interviews Dr. Adam Gaffney of Physicians for a National Health Program, who is advocating single payer healthcare. If he can stand up to the insurance companies and establishment thinking, why can’t we?

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Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese

Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese

Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese met many years ago, when our journeys for inner healing brought us to the InnerRevolution.Org. Under the guidance of Beth Green, the organization’s founder, we evolved into spiritual activists who support the three principles of The Inner Revolution: Oneness, Accountability and Mutual support – in all areas of life. Ultimately, there is no personal healing; no one person can be well in a world where others are suffering. It takes a collective shift in awareness for sustainable change and for everyone to thrive. InnerRevolutionary radio was Beth Green’s baby, and now it’s our turn to nurture this platform and share the vision: gathering others and sharing work that is being done around the world under many different banners to bring more consciousness into personal, political, spiritual and business arenas. As co-hosts of InnerRevolutionary Radio, Helen, Todd and Chris bring you a weekly opportunity to confront mindless traditions, look at how we separate from one another, and learn to transform our thinking. And, once a month we interview Beth, who is an amazingly wise, compassionate, and funny woman. We have day jobs too: Helen is an intuitive counselor, Todd a web developer, and Chris is an insurance industry executive. Each of us practices the principles of Oneness, Accountability and Mutual Support in all aspects of our lives. It’s a ride, with ups and downs, and worth every minute of it! Join us to learn, laugh and evolve.

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