Single Payer Health Insurance Advocate to be interviewed on KRFC FM Fort Collins

SaneVax announces Vice President of Public Relations, Leslie Carol Botha, to interview Dr. Margaret Flowers on community radio station KRFC FM 88.9 Fort Collins, CO.

 

 

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PRLog (Press Release) Jul 15, 2011 – The one-hour show will air on Monday July 18 from 6 to 7 pm MST and will be audio streamed at http://krfcfm.org.  Dr. Flowers will be addressing the need for a publicly financed single-payer health system, otherwise known as ‘an improved Medicare for all.’

Women’s Health talk show host, Leslie Carol Botha  will be interviewing Flowers on her radio segment titled ‘Holy Hormones Honey- The Greatest Story Never Told.’

Flowers’ is a congressional fellow for Physicians for a National Health Program, a nonprofit research and education organization consisting of health professionals and students who support a single-payer national health insurance model. The former director of the pediatric hospital program and chief of pediatrics at a rural Maryland hospital, she left practice in 2007 to work full-time on health care reform.

The reason Dr. Margaret Flowers works to advocate a universal, single-payer health care model, is because she wasn’t able to provide the quality of care she wanted to as a pediatrician. Flowers said she was pressured to see more patients in less time, and had to compromise her integrity by not being fully honest to insurance companies about patient problems.

Flowers feels that corporate influences from insurance companies have made it difficult for citizens to get the care they need. She said 51 million Americans have no insurance, and over 10 million became ‘under-insured’

in 2009. According to Flowers health ‘administrators’ have grown faster than physicians in health ‘care’ in this country. She added that currently, one-third of health care dollars is spent on things that don’t have anything to do with health care.“We’re already spending enough money to provide quality care to everyone,” she said. “We’re spending more per person, per year dollar, than any other nation. But we’re not getting a very good value for our dollar.”Flowers said the single-payer system would free up more than $400 billion per year, allowing all Americans access to quality coverage, and choice of provider.
Currently our medical liability system is very expensive, highly inefficient, and extremely adversarial thereby inflicting much emotional pain on all involved while leaving most individuals with medical injury uncompensated.
Celebrating 46 years this month, Medicare continues to pay for the health care of 47 million Americans. Medicare has improved the health of our seniors, reduced their risk of poverty, and improved the financial security of their families.

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.