Rising Costs of Healthcare, A History Lesson

Rising Costs of Healthcare, A History Lesson

Original air date: May 4, 2024

Rising Costs of Healthcare, A History Lesson

BY: Dr. Elaina George, Host & Contributing Health Editor
PUBLISHED: May 4, 2024

A Revealing Discussion about Healthcare 

Dr. Marilyn Singleton, a Board-Certified Anesthesiologist and the past president of The American Association of Physicians and Surgeons joins Dr. George to discuss the medical insurance industry – the history and role it plays in the high cost of healthcare and healthcare rationing. 

About Dr. Marilyn Singleton

Rising Costs of Healthcare, A History Lesson

Dr. Singleton is a board-certified anesthesiologist and past president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. She graduated from Stanford and earned her MD at UCSF Medical School. Dr. Singleton completed 2 years of Surgery residency at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, and her Anesthesia residency at Harvard’s Beth Israel Hospital. She was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, before returning to California for private practice. While still working in the operating room, she attended UC Berkeley Law School, focusing on constitutional and administrative law. She interned at the National Health Law Project, and practiced insurance and health law.

Dr. Singleton has published numerous articles, given presentations on health policy, and had many radio and television appearances, and a monthly radio show, Health Freedom Now. She started a blood pressure screening clinic at her church and make-shift clinics in two rural villages in El Salvador. Dr. Singleton ran for Congress in 2012 with a message of personal freedom and limited government.

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