By Rose Aguilar and Laura Wenus
KALW (San Francisco) Public Radio, Jan. 8, 2019
House Democrats have promised to hold public hearings on single-payer healthcare proposals, which have been sidelined for years. According to the Washington Post, between 58 and 70 percent of Americans support some form of Medicare for All. We’ll discuss details of existing proposals and how they seek to fix a healthcare system that leaves so many behind. What would it take to provide all Americans comprehensive and affordable healthcare?
Dr. Margaret Flowers is a pediatrician, national board adviser for Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), and coordinator with the Health Over Profit for Everyone campaign.
Dr. Ana Malinow is a primary care pediatrician in San Francisco and past President of PNHP.
Lee Stanfield is a steering committee member of Health Over Profit for Everyone, and founder of Single Payer Now Tucson.