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People in my home state believes that health care is -- right all right GHT recalled something comes at every American has the right to the best quality.
Health care that the system can wolf regardless of income.
Health -- -- right.
Not to anyone vaguely familiar with the constitution.
Or even to someone familiar with health care that interpretation of rights -- from a senate subcommittee hearing.
On ER services that turned into a debate on the philosophy of health care with Kentucky Republican senator Rand Paul -- position.
Debating Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and you just saw on the screen on the idea -- health care as a right.
Our next guest is a physician who testified -- senate hearing who was -- in the chair when Bernie's standards and healthcare is a right.
Doctor a -- that.
Actor who -- of this Arafat's health center whose mission is to help churches meet the need of health care for the poor.
The uninsured and the under insured joins us here -- In the studio doctor -- welcome here thank you for having me is health care are rights protected anywhere in the constitution.
Such that people can demand it from the government that the government paid for it.
Right it is interesting that Bernie Sanders -- the only question he asked me after I gave us great explanation having to save money on health care.
He asked me that question -- health care right.
And I said to him any time a right becomes another person's obligation.
And we need to question -- that's truly a legitimate right in the constitution.
You you are physician.
You do run a free health care clinic.
In an area of managers -- that accustomed to free health care.
In the next town over is a government clinic tell me a little bit about yours and how it works and what it cost or free.
And telling you about these folks up the block and run a federally approved one and taxpayer dollars.
Our free clinic we see 3600 patients per year.
And it's funded completely by private donations are people put money in little box in the front -- so thankful for what we do.
Everybody volunteers the positions on -- nurses.
And it costs us thirteen dollars for patients and thirteen dollars per patient that's what we're not typical visit.
That would cost only thirteen dollars.
People coming -- to be diabetics they could be have hypertension they come into bronchitis that's their -- We keep all these people -- emergency room.
What is the group of the blocker at the street Lou -- I'll fight back and look at the form 990 to see what it was then they were spending money on.
Because they will say that they cost them a 140 dollars per patient visit and they're looking for taxpayer dollars to fund that.
And what does it cost to run their clinic and what does a close to write yours.
This is fourteen million dollars now admittedly they might see ten times more patience than we see as your -- -- twelve hours a week.
But -- is 58000 dollars what.
What what does this tell you about the ability of physicians unfettered by government regulation.
To provide health care vs those who were willing to work within the system and that the government tell them what to do and their ability.
Two to provide health care we shall we ask which is more economically feasible it's very.
When we take care of people -- managed care.
And everytime I hear about Medicaid reform they talk about well we put all the people into managed care -- they'll keep them -- emergency room.
That hasn't really worked people still -- the American through and knows about that at 24/7 might make an appointment anywhere.
But instead if they would just let us doctors managed care for free.
And -- be some type of that.
A compensation may be in direct Morgan asked the government to do is give us free medical malpractice coverage for our entire practice.
That's what we're working -- the legislature in New Jersey.
If -- -- free coverage would would more doctors opened free clinics and service people for thirteen dollar -- supposedly.
We've got abducted and south Jersey doctor Robert Blair who on his running for the the legislature injury and he is willing to -- free clinic.
And any doctors said they would do -- -- -- -- thank you for your good work we thank you for joining us doctor Alina back.
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